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Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Add some flavor to your meals with this homemade Jamaican jerk seasoning. It's so easy to make a big batch to use on meats, fish and vegetables.
Course Seasoning
Cuisine Jamaican
Keyword easy jerk seasoning, homemade jerk seasoning, Jamaican seasoning
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 oz
Calories 111kcal
Author Tanya


  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 tsp Thyme Dried
  • 2 tsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Sweet Paprika
  • 1 tsp AllSpice Ground
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg


  • Combine all ingredients. Store in airtight container. Enjoy.

How to use:

  • Any recipe calling for dried jerk seasoning. It’s perfect on poultry, in pasta dishes, and on vegetables.


  • Check that your spices aren't stale before you use them. Rub a little between your fingers and if they don't release an aroma it's time to buy some more.
  • Rub the seasoning on chicken, meat and fish or sprinkle on vegetables before cooking.
  • Store in an airtight container in a cupboard.


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6992mg | Potassium: 289mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2840IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg