In our house, we love jerk seasoning on everything. The deep flavor of allspice mixed with a little bit of heat make for a flavorful addition to every meal.
My favorite jerk seasoning is made with:
• chili powder
• crushed red pepper flakes
• dried thyme
• garlic powder
• kosher salt
• onion powder
• smoked paprika (I like to get this from Trader Joes)
👩🍳 How to Make It
To make jerk seasoning, combine all ingredients in a mason jar or airtight container and shake well to combine. This recipe makes about 1/4 cup.
Uses for Jerk Seasoning
My favorite things to put jerk seasoning on are chicken breasts, Chicken wings, and french fries. It creates such a flavorful crust on meat!
Our favorite meal using this seasoning is Instant Pot Jamaican Jerk Chicken with crispy sweet potato noodles from Nom Nom Paleo. Something about the pop of Jamaican Jerk flavor mixed with the rich and tasty bacon flavor on the sweet potatoes makes this combo a real winner.
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Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
- Combine all ingredients in a mason jar or airtight container. Shake well to combine.
- Coat chicken breasts in this seasoning and cook in the oven or follow my recipe to make it in an Instant Pot.
- Keep seasoning in a sealed jar in a dark cabinet when not in use to preserve freshness.