Jerk Marinade is a fabulous classic Jamaican marinade which is loaded with spicy, tangy flavours. This recipe makes the best homemade authentic marinade which can be use to marinate chicken, pork, beef, fish, shrimp etc.

Jerk Marinade Recipe

Course: Basic
Cuisine: Caribbean
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 211 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Jerk Marinade is a fabulous classic Jamaican marinade which is loaded with spicy, tangy flavours. This recipe makes the best homemade authentic marinade which can be use to marinate chicken, pork, beef, fish, shrimp etc.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Onion Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Chopped
  • 3 Spring Onion Greens Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Thyme
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Dark Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice
  • 1 tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 1 tsp All Spice Powder
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 3 Scotch Bonnet peppers Seeds Removed

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

  2. Transfer the marinade in a glass jar.

  3. Use as required.

Recipe Notes

If you cannot find scotch bonnet peppers then you may also use habanero peppers or any other spicy chilli to make this marinade. Thai Bird's eye chillies works well too.

Nutrition Facts
Jerk Marinade Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Sodium 1320mg57%
Potassium 188mg5%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 29.1mg35%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.