Jamaican families each have their signature jerk seasoning like Indian families have their curry recipes and American families have their meatloaf recipes. This version is slightly less spicy, and has a an unusual depth from ingredients like bay and cloves. Slideshow: More Caribbean Recipes 

August 2014

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Credit: © Ian Knauer

Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
active:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes about 1 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a blender, puree the scallions, garlic, bay leaves, Scotch bonnets, lime juice, thyme, ginger, soy sauce, sugar, peppercorns, salt, allspice, cinnamon and cloves. Use the jerk right away or keep refrigerated, covered, up to 1 week.

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