Jamaican Jerk Recipes

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What is Jerk Cooking?

At its most basic, jerk essentially is the Jamaican way of barbecuing.

Along with various hot peppers, one of the key ingredients in jerk seasoning is allspice, a berry from the West Indian pimento tree that seems to have the flavors of several spices, particularly cinnamon and cloves.  It is also sometimes called the Jamaica pepper but is not nearly as hot as others used to make jerk.

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Jerk Recipes

True Jamaican jerk cooking is a long, slow process that involves many hours than the normal barbecue. The following recipes are more suited to modern cooking methods using more than the usual outdoor barbecue approach. These items can be cooked anywhere, year-round.

Basic Jerk Chicken

Grilled Jerk Chicken

Fried Jerk Chicken

Jerk Potato Rolls

Jerk Cabbage Soup

Jerk Vegetables in Foil

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