Taking The Spice Route: DIY Jerk Seasoning

By Chantal Payette - recipes & food stylist

Photos By Nina Teixeira

spoons filled with spices

They come from across the globe to entice the senses, excite the palate, and fire up summer fare.  Spice rubs make any food fabulous!

(Prep Time: 5 Minutes)

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tsp. onion powder
  • 2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. crushed red peppers
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 3 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. ground all spice

INSTRUCTIONS

Combine all ingredients inside a 1 cup mason jar. Close tightly and gently shake to combine ingredients.

Label container with date and store in a cool dark place for up to 3 months.