Jamaican Jerk Rub

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Nice and spicy, just the way I like it. How about you?

Top Review by Roosie

Yummy. I cut down on the cayenne a lot, since what I have is African bird pepper and has 90,000 heat units... I think I used about 1/4 tsp and it was still kickin'. I followed Cookgirl's suggestion and used this to rub a pound of firm tofu. I was really generous with the rub and coated the tofu very well and used a full recipe for the pound. I baked the tofu at 400 for about 1/2 an hour and it turned out great. Nice and flavorful. The flavor was nice and pretty well balanced between sweet and spicy. I think it would be a great idea to marinade your meat (or tofu!) in some lime juice, then rub with this or sprinkle some lime juice over top after cooking... I did feel it needed a bit of tang. But overall, very good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together all spices thoroughly and store in an airtight container.
  2. To use, rub on chicken, pork, or shrimp 15-20 minutes before grilling.
  3. This recipe should do about 3 pounds of meat.

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