Recipe: Jamaican Jerk Rub

Our Father's Day BBQ was a hit last month... especially the grilled chicken, which was brined and then coated in chef John's unique Jamaican Jerk spice blend. He's had so many requests for the recipe, we thought we would share it with you all!


Total time: 5 minutes


3 tablespoons garlic powder
6 tablespoons cayenne pepper
6 teaspoons onion powder
6 teaspoons dried thyme
6 teaspoons dried parsley
6 teaspoons sugar
6 teaspoons salt
3 teaspoons paprika
3 teaspoons ground allspice
1 ½ teaspoons black pepper
1 ½ teaspoons dried crushed red pepper
1 ½ teaspoons ground nutmeg
¾ teaspoons ground cinnamon


Combine all ingredients; store in an airtight container for up to 3 months