CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Jamaican-Style MarinadeJazz up your next grilling entree with this jerk spice mix.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Jazz up your next grilling entree with this jerk spice mix.
½ cup orange juice
¼ cup lime or lemon juice
2 teaspoons ground thyme
½ teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground allspice
1 teaspoon nutmeg
2 Scotch bonnet peppers, or more to taste, chopped
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, pressed and minced
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
Combine ingredients in food processor. Pulse to puree.
Yield: About 1 cup. (This is enough to marinate up to 2 pounds of meat and can be stored in refrigerator for a week.)
Approximate nutritional analysis per tablespoon: 27 calories, 56 percent of calories from fat, 1.7 grams fat (no saturated), no cholesterol, no protein, 3 grams carbohydrates, no fiber, 276 milligrams cholesterol.
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