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Jamaican - Better than you remember

Jamaican - Better than you remember


INGREDIENTS: Allspice, Black Pepper, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Garlic, Onion, Thyme

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Get ready to take your taste buds on a journey to the Caribbean with the "Jamaican" spice blend by Oak City Spice Blends. This blend is a lite version of the famous Jamaican jerk seasoning, which is known for its bold and spicy flavor.


The blend consists of seven key ingredients: allspice, black pepper, cayenne, cinnamon, garlic, onion, and thyme.


Let's take a closer look at how these ingredients contribute to the delicious flavor of this blend:


Allspice: This is the star ingredient in jerk seasoning, as it provides a unique and unmistakable flavor. It's a type of dried berry that tastes like a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, giving the blend a warm and spicy flavor.


Black Pepper: A staple spice in many kitchens, black pepper adds a sharp and slightly spicy flavor to the blend, enhancing the other flavors and balancing out the sweetness of the allspice.


Cayenne: This spice is what gives jerk seasoning its heat. It's a type of chili pepper that adds a fiery kick to the blend.


Cinnamon: Another warm and sweet spice, cinnamon adds depth and complexity to the blend, complementing the other spices and providing a touch of sweetness.


Garlic: This herb adds a pungent and savory flavor to the blend, giving it an earthy taste that enhances the other flavors.


Onion: A sweet and savory addition to the blend, onion provides a rich base flavor that enhances the other spices.


Thyme: This herb adds a slightly floral and earthy flavor to the blend, providing a fresh and herbaceous taste that balances out the other spices.


Together, these ingredients create a well-balanced blend that's bursting with bold and spicy flavor. Oak City Spice Blends' Jamaican blend is made with no MSG, preservatives, or fillers, ensuring that you get only the best and most natural flavors.


So, how can you use this blend in your cooking? The possibilities are endless! Traditionally, jerk seasoning is used to marinate chicken or pork before grilling or slow-cooking. However, this blend can also be used to season vegetables, seafood, or tofu. Try mixing it into your favorite marinades or using it as a dry rub for meats.


In conclusion, the "Jamaican" spice blend by Oak City Spice Blends is a must-try for anyone who loves bold and spicy flavors. The unique combination of herbs and spices creates a complex and flavorful taste that will transport you to the tropical shores of Jamaica. So, next time you're in the kitchen, grab this blend and take your taste buds on a delicious adventure.


here are some recipe suggestions that incorporate the Jamaican spice blend:


  • Jamaican-Spiced Breakfast Hash: Saute diced sweet potato, onion, and bell pepper in a pan with olive oil and the Jamaican spice blend. Top with a fried egg and sliced avocado.
  • Jamaican-Spiced French Toast: Mix milk, eggs, and the Jamaican spice blend in a bowl. Dip slices of bread in the mixture, then cook in a pan until golden brown. Serve with maple syrup.


  • Jamaican Beef Patty: Make a pastry dough with flour, salt, and butter. Mix ground beef with onion, garlic, thyme, and the Jamaican spice blend. Roll out the dough, then fill with the beef mixture. Fold over the dough and crimp the edges closed. Bake in the oven until golden brown.


  • Jerk Chicken Salad: Toss diced cooked chicken with a dressing made from olive oil, lime juice, and the Jamaican spice blend. Serve on a bed of mixed greens with sliced avocado.
  • Jamaican-Spiced Black Bean Soup: Cook onion, garlic, and bell pepper in a pot with the Jamaican spice blend. Add canned black beans and chicken broth, then simmer until the flavors meld together. Top with sliced avocado and chopped cilantro.


  • Jamaican Jerk Pork: Mix olive oil, lime juice, and the Jamaican spice blend to make a marinade. Marinate pork tenderloin for at least 30 minutes, then grill until cooked through.
  • Jamaican-Spiced Shrimp and Grits: Cook grits according to the package instructions. Saute peeled and deveined shrimp in a pan with garlic and the Jamaican spice blend. Serve over the grits.

    Allspice, Black Pepper, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Garlic, Onion, Thyme


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