Homemade Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Recipe

Save money by making your own seasoning blends. Homemade Jamaican Jerk seasoning is a must have. It’s so easy to make and a great one to have on hand for some fabulous Caribbean flavor. Traditionally it is used for seasoning chicken and pork, but there are plenty of other uses for it.

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What can you use Jamaican Jerk Seasoning for?

  • Seasoning chicken, pork or fish
  • Seasoning grilled or roasted vegetables
  • Add to rice or risotto for Caribbean flavor, try this Caribbean Rice
  • Great for squash or pumpkin soups or stews

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon granulated onion or onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic or garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 teaspoons Himalayan pink sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground clove
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley (optional)
Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Ingredients
Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Ingredients

How to make Homemade Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Measure and mix all of the above ingredients in a bowl. Use a funnel to put the mixture into a 4 ounce spice jar. Label it and you are all set.

Is Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Gluten Free?

This is one of the best reasons to make your own seasoning blends. Some seasonings contain anticaking ingredients that contain gluten, especially seasoning blends. If you make your own blend you can make sure all of your ingredients are gluten free.

Is Jamaican Jerk Seasoning healthy?

Many of the ingredients in Jamaican Jerk seasoning have health benefits. Really the only unhealthy ingredients are salt and sugar. If you make your own, you could eliminate those ingredients, but keep in mind they are minimal when you only plan to use a couple tablespoons of the blend at a time.

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By Kristin

I am a part-time pediatric pharmacist, full time wife and mother of three teens. I’m also a home chef, gamer, and love to entertain in my home. I know how to relax and enjoy my home life and would love to share my ideas with you.

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