Caribbean Jerk Seasoning Rub

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Jun. 10, 2013

People immediately think "Hit Spicy" when they think Jamaican jerk rub. That's not always the case, most chefs pride themselves on a flavorful jerk spice mix with very little heat. Too many hot peppers mask all of the other flavors... So we give you this jerk rub with no peppers try it out and add the heat later if you need it.


Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
Salt 2 1/2 Teaspoon ((12 ml))
Allspice 2 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon
Fresh ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon ((2 ml))
Garlic powder 1/2 Teaspoon ((2 ml))
Ground cumin 1/4 Teaspoon ((1 ml))
Dried thyme 1/4 Teaspoon ((1 ml))



1. In an airtight container, combine brown sugar, salt, allspice, cayenne pepper, black pepper, onion powder, ground cinnamon, garlic powder, ground cumin, and dried thyme.

2. Mix well and store in a cool, dark place. Use within three months.


3. Season chicken, pork or fish with rub, grill over indirect heat, low and slow with a little smoke and serve hot!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 206Calories from Fat 19

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 4861 mg202.54%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 33 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet