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Jerk Eggplant

Ingredients

  • Sliced Eggplant
  • Jamaican Jerk Marinade
  • Water

Instructions

  • Optional: Marinate eggplant. If marinating, dilute the jerk marinade with a little water or vinegar (for best results use apple cider vinegar)
  • Coat eggplant with jerk marinade
  • Heat a pan to high heat for about 2-3 minutes. Lower the heat to medium-high and add the water to the pan
  • Add the eggplant in a single layer to pan and cook covered for approximately 15 minutes on the first side. Flip the eggplant and cook the other side until cooked through
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Slow Cooked Jerk Chicken

 inspired by Michael

Ingredients

  • Chicken (this recipe can be used with other poultry or meats such as pork)
  • Jamaican Jerk Marinade
  • Optional: Sweet potato cubed, Onion diced, Bell pepper or other vegetables

Instructions

  • Add jerk marinade to slow cooker
  • Place chicken into slow cooker and coat chicken with jerk marinade
  • Optional: add vegetables to slow cooker
  • Cook for 1 – 3 hours
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Jerk Seafood

Ingredients

  • Shrimp or Fish (e.g. Salmon, Sea Bass, etc.)
  • Jamaican Jerk Marinade
  • Olive Oil

Instructions

  • Optional: Marinate shrimp or fish. If marinating, dilute the jerk marinade with a little water or apple cider vinegar
  • Coat shrimp or fish with jerk marinade
  • Heat a pan to high heat for about 2-3 minutes. Lower the heat to medium-high and add the oil to the pan and make sure the entire pan is coated with oil
  • Add the shrimp or fish to pan and cook uncovered for 3-4 minutes on the first side without moving, until the undersides browns. Flip the shrimp or fish and cook the other side until shrimp or fish is cooked through
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Jerk Stir Fried Black Beans & Rice

inspired by Tony

Ingredients

  • Cooked Rice
  • Cooked Beans
  • Jamaican Jerk Marinade
  • Olive Oil
  • Optional: onions, peas, diced carrots

Instructions

  • Heat a pan to high heat for about 2-3 minutes. Lower the heat to medium-high and add the oil to the pan and make sure the entire pan is coated with oil
  • Add jerk marinade to pan and cook about 1 minute
  • Optional: Add vegetables and cook 3-5 minutes
  • Add cooked rice and beans. Cook until everything is heated and marinade is mixed in
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Jerk Roasted Vegetables

inspired by Dave

Ingredients

  • Cubed Potato, Onion, Carrot
  • Jamaican Jerk Marinade
  • Water (to dilute jerk sauce, usually just a couple tablespoons)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl put jerk marinade and water
  • Add cubed vegetables, folding the vegetables into the marinade as you add them
  • Place coated vegetables on a large baking sheet. Bake approximately 30 minutes on 400°F
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Jerk Chicken

Ingredients

  • Chicken (this recipe can be used with other poultry or meats such as pork)
  • Jamaican Jerk Marinade (mild or hot)
  • Olive Oil

Instructions

  • Coat chicken with jerk marinade (marinating optional)
  • Place chicken in glass dish and in oven on 400° for 20 minutes, turn chicken and paint with jerk marinade. Repeat twice
  • Turn chicken, paint with jerk marinade and broil 3 to 5 minutes. (Chicken can burn easily with broiling so watch carefully)
  • Turn off heat and allow chicken to rest in pan for at least 5 minutes covered before serving
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Jerk Hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas or cannellini beans
  • 2 tablespoons Jamaican Jerk Marinade
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Optional: 1/3 cup tahini
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Sun-dried tomatoes with oil
  • 1 tablespoon water (or more as needed)

Instructions

  • Place cooked all ingredients in high speed blender
  • Blend and add more water as needed to get desired consistency