Jamaican Jerk Dry Rub

If you enjoy Caribbean flavors such as nutmeg, all spice, ginger and cinnamon, this dry rub is an ideal way to put a tropical spin on your next summertime cookout. This rub works best when used on poultry or pork. Jamaican Jerk is a spicy, savory dry rub that's perfect for chicken, pork chops, beef ribs, or any other meat. The recipe includes peppers, onion, thyme leaves, allspice berries and cloves. A recipe for a Jamaican Jerk Dry Rub, with far less sugar. The perfect spice mix for Jamaican jerk, Caribbean jerk, and jerk seasoning.


  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground all spice
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dried hot pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried chives
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon gourd cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves