Jamaican Jerk Paste

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Nov. 15, 2009


Green onion with tops 6 , sliced
Garlic 8 Clove (40 gm)
Corn oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
Firmly packed dark brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
Ground allspice 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground ginger 1 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground red cayenne pepper 1/4 Teaspoon


1 In a food processor or blender, whirl the green onions, garlic, oil, vinegar, and lime juice for 30 seconds or until smooth.

Add the sugar, allspice, cinnamon, ginger, salt, black pepper, and red pepperand blend for 1 minute or until well combined.

The paste will keep, covered and refrigerated, for up to 2 weeks.

It may also be frozen at 0° F for up to 3 months thaw before using.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 776Calories from Fat 519

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g90.8%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1960 mg81.67%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.3%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 32 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet