Impress your friends and your tastebuds by making your own jerk seasoning.


  • 4 lean rib-eye, sirloin or rump steaks

  • Jerk marinade:

  • 2 green chillies, deseeded and roughly chopped

  • 2 spring onions, roughly chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and roughly chopped

  • 5ml/1tsp ground allspice

  • 15ml/1tbsp fresh thyme leaves

  • 30ml/2tbsp dark rum

  • 2.5ml/½tsp ground cinnamon

  • 5ml/1tsp caster sugar

  • 30ml/2tbsp light soy sauce


  • 1.

    Place the marinade ingredients into a food processor or blender and whizz together to form a smooth paste.

  • 2.

    Spoon the marinade into a shallow dish and coat the steaks on both sides. Cover ands marinate in the refrigerator for up to 1 hour overnight for extra flavour. Cook the steaks according to your preference on a prepared barbecue or preheated grill. Serve the steaks with a pasta salad and crusty bread.

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Posted by JoReport
looks good! going to try this!!!