Yield: Yields about 2 cups seasoning.
If you like very spicy food, add another chile to the jerk seasoning. A typical Jamaican accompaniment is rice and peas.
Make Ahead Tips
The jerk seasoning can be refrigerated for up to three months in a tightly sealed container.
We love this-really, really close to the jerk chicken we had on Cayman Island! Use the whole spices and grind them, it does make a difference. Make 1 batch of the jerk and it will serve you for two separate recipes. Keeps well.
You need to grill the marinated chicken with real wood and leaves from the allspice tree and only one place sells these products http://www.pimentowood.com - the smoking makes the flavor amazingly enhanced
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