Jamaican Rub

F&W's Marcia Kiesel says Scotch bonnets and habaneros have a taste like no other chile: They are wonderfully fruity, sweet and blasting hot. Habanero hot sauce and allspice give this fiery rub great Caribbean flavor in the style of Jamaican jerk sauce.Plus: Chicken Recipes and Tips



  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons Scotch bonnet or habanero hot sauce

  • 3 scallions (minced)

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice

  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Mix all ingredients to a paste.

Serve With

Tomato and shredded cabbage salad with garlic vinaigrette.

Suggested Pairing

Tropical, lively Chenin Blanc.

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