Jerk Sauce and/or Marinate (Home made)

By-Far better than any store-purchased Jerk sauce


prep 0:15       total 0:15



5 Habanero or
Scotch Bonnet peppers
1 TBSP Thyme
3 TBSP ground all-spice (fresh ground is best)
4 cloves of garlic
1 Medium Scallion (both green & white part)
1 TBSP brown sugar
1 TBSP salt - for marinade, 1/2TBSP for sauce
1 TSP fresh ground black pepper
1 TSP ground cinnamon
1 TSP nutmeg
1 TSP ginger
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup light soy sauce
2 lime
1 cup orange juice (adjust qty for right consistency)


Put all ingredients in blender
Blend until well mixed and ground but not liquified

Author's Comments

the story...

I used to buy jerk sauce. All store-bought sauces and marinades are awful.
Then, I got into home-made sauces that I'd pick up at street-markets in the Carribbean islands whenever I went there.
Then I found a Jamaican stand at a local market at home - with amazing sauces - absolutely the best!... but the family that ran the stand stopped shut it down last year.

This sauce is the closest to that home-made sauce I'd get at the markets!


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