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The Best Jamaican Jerk Sauce Recipe

by Nellie

Jamaican Jerk Sauce is simple to make and so good with all kinds of protein! Spicy and flavorful, you will use this amazing sauce on anything!

What is Jamaican Jerk Sauce?

Jamaican jerk sauce is a spicy, flavorful sauce that is perfect for all kinds of protein. Made with simple ingredients like chili peppers, allspice, and thyme, this sauce is packed with flavor and perfect for grilling or roasting.

How to make Jamaican Jerk Sauce?

This sauce is very easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients. start by combining all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

That’s it! You now have a delicious, spicy sauce that is perfect for grilling or roasting chicken, pork, or shrimp.

What to serve with Jerk Sauce?

This sauce is great with all kinds of protein. Try it on grilled chicken, pork chops, or shrimp. It is also delicious on vegetables like sweet potatoes or cauliflower. Serve it with authentic rice and peas for a complete meal.

Jerk sauce is a delicious, easy to make sauce that is perfect for all your grilling and roasting needs! Spicy, flavorful, and packed with allspice and thyme, this sauce will become a new favorite. Try it on chicken, pork, shrimp, or vegetables for a delicious meal.

Is Jamaican Jerk Sauce spicy?

Yes, Jamaican jerk sauce is spicy. The chili peppers give it a nice kick of heat. If you want to tone down the heat, you can remove the seeds from the peppers before adding them to the blender. You can also add less peppers if you prefer a milder sauce.

Can I make Jerk Sauce ahead of time?

Yes, you can make Jamaican jerk sauce ahead of time. Just store it in an airtight container in the fridge and it will last for up to 2 weeks. When you are ready to use it, just give it a good stir and it will be ready to go.

What ingredients are needed for Jerk Sauce?

  • 1/4 – ½ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 medium onion
  • 12 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 6 scallions/green onion
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 2 scotch bonnet or habanero peppers
  • A knuckle of fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ cup ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ¼ cup freshly squeezed Lemon or lime juice
  • ¼ cup canola, vegetable or olive oil

Here is a great Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe, you can serve it with!

Enjoy!

The Best Jamaican Jerk Sauce Recipe
Yield: 6-8 servings

The Best Jamaican Jerk Sauce Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This Jamaican Jerk Sauce is so good and easy to make and great with any protein!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 - ½ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 medium onion
  • 12 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 6 scallions/green onion
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 2 scotch bonnet or habanero peppers
  • A knuckle of fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ cup ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ¼ cup freshly squeezed Lemon or lime juice
  • ¼ cup canola, vegetable or olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a blender add soy sauce, onion, thyme, scallions, garlic, peppers, and ginger , 2 - 3 blend by pulsing
  2. Add the ground cloves, allspice, salt, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, black pepper, lemon juice and blend.
  3. Drizzle oil into blender until you have a smooth puree. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 74Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 0mgSodium 418mgCarbohydrates 15gFiber 3gSugar 5gProtein 2g

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