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The Ultimate Jerk Pork Recipe.

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Today we’ll induct yet another dish into the series “The Ultimate” (keyword search ‘ultimate’ in the search box – top right of this page for more recipes in the series). This time we’re doing one of those classic Jamaican dishes… Jerk Pork. The first time I made this dish was about 5 years ago when our friends were getting married and they were having the stag / doe and asked for us to bring along a dish. Since then, we’ve only heard good things from the many guests who were there that night. This weekend being Tehya’s birthday and knowing that my mom is a fan of jerk pork, I thought it would be perfect for the bbq we were having.

If you read the piece I did titled  Jamaica One Plate At A Time, you’ll know that I went in hunt of the perfect jerk while we were in Jamaica and found (more like stumbled.. stretch our legs and use the bathroom) a spot called “Supreme Jerk Center”  on our way to Negril from Montego Bay. The fella doing the jerk had some skills. Not only was the pork perfectly cooked over the open coals, but we could tell that he allowed the meat to marinate for quite some time. As the pork was infused with that authentic jerk flavor and the smoky taste from the pimento wood was divine. Though I don’t have the use of the open coals, I’m positive that my jerk pork could easily rival his.

For this recipe you’ll need to refer to the jerk marinade recipe I shared with you a few months ago or see below for quick instructions. If you don’t feel like making your own marinade, check out the selection of Jamaican Jerk Marinade and BBQ Sauces you can purchase.

You’ll Need…

Jerk Marinade

5 scallions (green onions)
5 sprigs of fresh thyme (about 1 tablespoon chopped)
2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 scotch bonnet peppers
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup vinegar
1 onion
1/2 cup orange juice
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon grated ginger

* Basically all you have to do is give everything a rough chop and place in a food processor or blender as I did and pulse until you get a smooth consistency.

Then you’ll need…

1 boneless pork loin (about 7-8lbs)
2 cups of the jerk marinade

Let’s get started. Give the pork loin a good rinse under cool water and pat dry with paper towels. Then place the pork in a large dish/pan and using a pairing knife, make some stabs into the meat (about 1 inch deep). This will help in the marinating process. This step will get a bit messy, so using gloves may come in handy. Remember we used scotch bonnet peppers in the marinade so you may find that your bare hands may catch on fire! Pour 1 cup of the jerk marinade over the pork loin, then using your hands, massage and work it well. You can certainly bush the marinade on, but I much prefer to work this with my hands. Now cover and leave to marinate for at least 5 hours in the fridge.

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Take the pork out of the fridge about 25 minutes before you start to grill, to allow it to come back to room temperature. I’m using a gas grill to cook this but if you have a wood or coal burning grill, do your thing. Basically you want to bring the temperature of the grill to about 300 degrees and brush the grate with some vegetable oil. All you do is take tongs, grab a piece of paper towel and dip it into a bowl with vegetable oil an brush the grill.

The goal is to slow cook this so you have 2 options. Grill on the top level grill or sort of warming rack (as I did) or grill with indirect heat. The flame would be on one corner of the grill surface and the meat on the other. This way you don’t get direct contact with the meat and flame/heat.

Basically all you’re doing for the next 2.5 to 3 hours is basting every 20 minutes and turning over when you do, so the meat cook evenly. When you removed the pork loin from marinating, do save the left over marinade and add a further cup, to use for basting during the cooking process.

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When I purchased my pork loin I looked for a piece with a thin layer of fat. This allows the meat to basically self-baste while cooking… so you don’t get an overly dry finished dish as the loin is usually very lean. Remember to try to maintain the 300 degrees, keep the lid on the grill closed and brush on marinade every 20 minutes or so. You will notice that it will start going dark and have a sort of burned look, but this natural. It’s just all the sugars doing it’s caramelizing thing. Good jerk is supposed to have that sort of colour… but remember – no direct heat or it will become burnt!

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Do allow this to rest a bit before slicing, so some of the natural juices are allowed relax the jerked pork loin. We had over 25 people here and I still had enough to pack a doggie bag for my parents when they left. But we did have many others dishes as well. Conservatively, this is enough for about 10-15 people as a main meat side..

IMPORTANT: Be sure to use a gluten free soy sauce to meet with your gluten free dietary needs when doing this jerk pork recipe.

— Winner Wanted!—

It’s that time again – we’re giving away the following book (see below) to one lucky person for the month of June.  All you have to do is leave me a comment in the comments section below (please say something about this recipe) and your name will be automatically entered to win this amazing book on organic gardening and cooking with herbs, vegetables and fruits.

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Yea! Not your typical Caribbean book, but a wonderful way to  learn about organic gardening and cooking. Focusing on plants that are easy to grow, Adam Caplin takes an illuminating new look at the delights and challenges of cultivating edibles, showing how they can be grown – on their own in beds and containers, in mixed borders, and decoratively with flowers – for their ornamental as well as their nutritional value. Celia Brooks Brown presents 35 mouthwatering vegetarian recipes – for soups and starters, main courses, salads and light dishes, salsas and chutneys, and sweet things. This book features glorious photography by Caroline Hughes and William Shaw.

There are two bonus ways you can have your name entered in the contest, giving you 3 chances at winning. Along with leaving a comment below, go to the Facebook fan page and/or the Youtube cooking channel and leave a comment  there. I don’t care what your comment is, but it would be nice if you could tell me what you like about Caribbean food and if the recipes I share are helpful.

Here are the rules pertaining to winning the copy of “New Kitchen Garden”…

– contest is open to everyone globally

– there are 3 ways to enter your name (see above)

– 1 winner will be chosen at random (if you left 3 comments, your name will be entered 3 times)

– contest is open from June 13 – to midnight June 30.

– winner will be announced within 1 week of the official close date.

– the winner will have 1 week to contact us with mailing address

– we will cover all shipping expenses (standard mail)

I hope you take a moment to enter your name as I’d really like to mail this book out to you. It’s simple, free and a great way to experiment with some organic gardening and cooking. Good luck to everyone who enters.


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  1. Tom
    May 8, 2019 / 3:53 am

    Needs molasses and a little rum to be more authentic!

  2. Sonya
    April 11, 2019 / 2:21 pm

    Love following your recipes and trying them out u explain things so easy to folliw keep up ghe good work

  3. Gemma Mejias
    February 26, 2019 / 12:46 pm

    Awesome chef. Just love your cooking. I am a big fan of Caribbean food, so I am always on your link looking for something to cook. Keep up the good work. Blessings.

  4. December 17, 2017 / 10:50 am


    Gardening AND cooking? Two of my absolute favourite passions! I do hope I get to win this cookbook!

    Cross my fingers!

  5. Joel
    June 2, 2016 / 6:07 am

    Pimento wood is the best for smoking jerk, but it’s hard/expensive to find pimento wood here in the US. What kind of wood would you recommend to get as close as possible? Hickory? Pecan? I’ve tossed some dried allspice berries on the coals but that doesnt seem to do much

    • admin
      June 2, 2016 / 6:20 am

      I usually go with apple wood and wet allspice berries in my tin foil pouch.

  6. johnny pupil
    June 29, 2015 / 8:57 am

    This looks amazing. I’m willing to through in a couple of smoke pouches for that extra smoky flavour. Mouth watering already!!!

  7. Debbie f
    June 28, 2015 / 9:57 am

    This recipe is so yummy – I always double it so I have plenty of marinade to baste!

  8. Gail Ramoerdad
    June 27, 2015 / 11:14 am

    Your recipes never failed me so far, excited to try this one out I absolutely love Jerk Pork. Thanks

  9. Herve
    June 1, 2015 / 4:49 am

    That looks very promising!
    What kind of vinegar do you use? It can make a big difference in taste…


  10. Virginia C.
    April 30, 2015 / 10:49 pm

    Looks so yummy!!

  11. Deobrah Sylvester-Murray
    April 4, 2015 / 12:57 pm

    This recipe is amazing . and what makes it so, is that it is so easy to follow and you have all the ingredients right there .

    My husband love pork, and anywhere I can get a recipe that shows me step by step to prepare it a new way for him, I will surly try it.

  12. dave p.
    March 16, 2015 / 9:28 am

    We just got back from the Caribbean Islands and wanted to try this recipe, it works great on lamb chops as well, delicious.

  13. Mikez
    January 23, 2015 / 10:24 pm

    Turned out it was absolutely wonderful. Will definitely be making this over and over again!

  14. Verns
    June 7, 2014 / 9:38 pm

    Thanks for this fantastic recipe! Can I use pork chops as an alternative?

  15. Kathe
    May 26, 2014 / 8:20 am

    I also have tried many pulled pork recipes, along with working for a Asian Pacific Resort with weekly Luau. But this recipe is superb. I used pork butt this time.

  16. Z Brenda Gardner
    December 21, 2013 / 9:04 pm

    I am oh so enjoying this recipe, it made me look as if I knew what I was doing in the Jamaican kitchen so just want to say thank you to the owner of this recipe. It was a real hit in my kitchen!!!! Looking forward to many more of you down home carribiean recipes. Much love Ms. B

  17. michael
    October 6, 2013 / 12:29 pm

    you cook better than me but thank you soooooo much with the recipe chris

  18. Rawth
    September 29, 2013 / 8:59 am

    I have tried MANY jerk recipes, using chicken and pork, cooked several different ways and this is my absolute favorite. The marinade is well-balanced and the method was simple. The only variation I made was that I cooked it over indirect heat on a Weber grill and smoked with a little bit of pimento wood.


  19. kim
    February 8, 2013 / 11:31 pm

    First time looking at recipes here. I cook jerk chicken very well and my bf loves it he is not Jamaican but is glad I'm able to do a good jerk chicken lol but now he wants me to jerk pork but I'm hesitant because I never tried it before, looking at this recipe I wiil give it a try.

  20. Mish
    December 13, 2012 / 8:01 pm

    Hi Chris, must say Thank You!!! I never thought I could have made "coconut pone" but after following your recipe and easy to follow steps. I was a BIG winner, I surprised myseld..You should see my BIG smile. My family loved it. If I can make pone then for sure I can make Jerk Pork! You make it look like a walk in the part and I am pretty sure I will be making Jerk Pork soon even for Christmas!! Wishing you and yours many blessing 🙂

  21. Gregg
    November 27, 2012 / 3:27 pm

    This looks great. We are going to try it this Friday. Have you tried this using the BBQ's rotisserie?

  22. Roz
    July 19, 2012 / 7:21 pm

    hmmmmm good.

  23. freddy
    July 18, 2012 / 4:19 pm

    Hi Chris –

    Your recipe ;looks good – I'm going to give it a try this week. The only thing I don't see in your recipe is Pimento Wood. I found some in the US and will report back
    Irie mon

  24. June 5, 2012 / 10:31 am

    Thanks this recipe was really helpful

  25. Yazzie
    April 2, 2012 / 3:06 am

    This sounds and looks absolutely beautiful…..can't wait to try it.

  26. Hilda Cannella
    September 28, 2011 / 9:37 pm

    Gracias Christ, esto es lo mejor q pude haber encontrado, a mi me encantan este tipo de comida,pero el toque tan especial q tu le das es fuera de este mundo, y yo tratare de hacerlas..

  27. Henrique
    September 26, 2011 / 10:07 am

    Chris you make it so simple for those of us that don't have a darn idea of what we are doing around the kitchen. The pictures and the simple way in which you explain the process is amazing. This is the first time I have been on your site and I am already loving it. I live in Edmonton Canada but was born in Guyana, I have done jerk pork many times before but with jerk out of a bottle. I will try this and let you know how it turned out. I like a few others on here love my bones so I always used the pork chops with the T-bone in what I am looking for also is Callaloo the way my Trini friends does it I die for this stuff but have no info on how to make it. Can you repost if you have this. Thanks for making things simple I just love it.

  28. Pearl
    September 14, 2011 / 3:22 pm

    Chris you did again when i were living trini i used to travel from palo seco to penal to get a good jerk pork, now i am living BVI i used to travel from west end to town to get jerk pork, i am saving gas now and eating jerk pork whenever i feel like eating it :-). Thank God

  29. Max
    September 3, 2011 / 3:43 am

    Greetings from Australia. I've just put mine in the fridge to marinate. I'm cooking it tomorrow for fathers day at my parents house. By the look/smell thus far I'm thinking this is going to go down a treat. Love your recipes man. Peace.

  30. August 12, 2011 / 5:18 am

    Jerk Marinde its really good recipe, i just wanna try it in my home on my wedding day, thanks alot for sharing such a nice post

  31. Coconut Joe
    July 27, 2011 / 11:31 pm

    Looks like another good recipe to try. If you can't use pimento wood whole allspice is a good alternative. I've used it on a charcoal grill and a gas grill by soaking the berries overnight in water and then making little packets of them with aluminum foil leaving a vent at the top. When they heat up they give off a similar flavored smoke as the pimento wood. I've used a similar recipe on pork and chicken but your recipe has more ingredients and sounds much better.

    The only problem I have is that I've heard it's not a good idea to used leftover marinade as a baste but instead use fresh marinade that hasn't had raw meat in it. But I guess if you could it long enough it wouldn't be a problem.

  32. nat
    June 29, 2011 / 9:50 am

    this looks delicious! i’ve recently tried a few of your recipes when cooking for my hubby from the islands. he says i’ve stepped up my cooking game 🙂 i will definitely try this one. thanks!

  33. charmaine
    June 23, 2011 / 9:26 pm

    this recipe is timely since i am planning on doing jerk weekend

  34. rosy
    June 23, 2011 / 8:21 pm

    i am from the islands and i love your recipes especially if i forget how to make something i just have to check caribbean pot my mother is not here with me so your recipes are very helpful always wanted a recipe for jerk not pork though will try with chicken thanks

    June 23, 2011 / 4:11 pm

    i really love the fries and ketchup recipe, i left you a comment on facebook.
    im not just commentinmg to win the cook book, but i applied so many times to get one, it would make my heart be at ease to win this one as i really love gardeneing and cooking.
    AS GUSTUS WOULD SAY (ANYONE CAN COOK) again i say much love to the jerk pork and just wonder how on earth it must have taste. And you know what chris i would love to meet you guys and try some of your fine recipes and share some of your traditional meals and i share mine. afterall a chef is a chef am i right? LOL…

  36. yanique
    June 23, 2011 / 4:07 pm

    hey chris i reply to you most of the times and tell you how amazing your recipes are.
    that jerk pork recipe is strictly jamaican tradition of jerk pork and when i saw it i immediately got hungry. i love all your recipes and i tried most of them.
    congrats to you and your team for all your work and diligence and i will always try your recipes because they are so caribbean and full of spices and easy to cook

    thanks big up…

  37. Marieke
    June 22, 2011 / 1:24 pm

    Chris, you make a lot of people happy!! Even in the Netherlands we go for the stew chicken with the madame jeanette (the "hights in our flat country")…..loved it! Keep up your great work to inspire!

  38. cynthia
    June 21, 2011 / 1:10 pm

    Chris thanks for the delicious recipes not forgetting the lovely pictures too. Although we cannot find all the ingredients here I do try some the ones that are easy and quick and I must say they turn out really good.
    The one above looks good so I am going to try it this week-end. Thanks once again.

  39. vashti
    June 20, 2011 / 8:24 pm

    hey Chris…that pork looks super-fantastic, and i'm sure it tasted even better than it looked! i like the shortcut way though so i use Grace jerk seasoning and it has just the right amount of "sting". Maggi used to have the "bess" but they stopped producing it (beats me why!) but if i find the time, i'll definitely try this recipe, even if it's just to say "i made this from SCRATCH!"

  40. Nathalie
    June 20, 2011 / 5:10 pm

    Looks absolutely Great….will try it in a few weeks when I move into my new home.

  41. afeisha
    June 20, 2011 / 12:44 pm

    also I would love to add the 'new kitchen garden' to my collection of books. Thanks!

  42. afeisha jones
    June 20, 2011 / 12:43 pm

    omg of all the jerk ive seen u post i think this one is the best!!!!!!!! im drooling!! i would need a proper grill to get this done right! any suggestions on where to buy in Trini???

  43. Geraldine Graham
    June 20, 2011 / 12:18 pm

    Chris! you know i love your recipe i try all i need to share some of my own with you, you are really bless with your hand

  44. Siri
    June 20, 2011 / 11:53 am

    Made some Jerk Pork Leg glazed with Guave this weekend!

  45. anna
    June 20, 2011 / 10:54 am

    well dat looks really delicious i decided to make it for my family really love your cooking

  46. Wendy Weaver
    June 20, 2011 / 10:16 am

    From the pictures, this pork loin looks delicious. Can't wait to try it. Wendy

  47. Greta George
    June 19, 2011 / 5:33 pm

    I have been waiting for something like this for a while, keep up the good work Chris I do enjoy your recipes Thank You

  48. bridget
    June 19, 2011 / 2:15 pm

    I totally love ur website, sometimes I dont kno wat to cook ąnd suddenly I would get an email from u wit a wonderful recipe, to everyone who hasn’t subscribe do it now u wont regret it, tanx so much Chris.

  49. Kathleen Joseph
    June 19, 2011 / 12:56 pm

    I will be trying this receipe tomorrow night.

  50. Roz White
    June 19, 2011 / 8:44 am

    Keep up the good work.

  51. Rita
    June 19, 2011 / 8:32 am

    Chris, I so enjoy trying new recipes and this is one I'm definitely going to try. Just looking at the pictures makes my mouth water.!

  52. Judy Nichols
    June 19, 2011 / 8:06 am

    This looks like a fantastic recipe. I will be trying it this week.

  53. Chrissie
    June 19, 2011 / 2:15 am

    Mmm.. looks mouth watering. Decided to try out a home vegetable garden but not have much success this year. This book would be a great help for next year if I win! Keep up the great work!

  54. Latina
    June 18, 2011 / 10:48 pm

    very good and easy to make

  55. Karisha Harrysingh
    June 18, 2011 / 9:24 pm

    Hi Chris, I have been enjoying some of your recipes. Seeing that I am an avid gardener, please enter my name in your new book competition. Thank you Karisha

  56. Ingrid Ashby
    June 18, 2011 / 8:21 pm

    Chris,you make that Ultimate Jerk Pork Recipe look so easy to make .The pork looks absolutely sumptuous.Although I am not a great cook I must try this recipe,it is just too good to pass up.When I am through making this I will be known as the great Jamadadian cook.
    Ingrid Ashby

  57. Ingrid Ashby
    June 18, 2011 / 8:19 pm

    Chris,you make that Ultimate Jerk Pork Recipe look so easy to make .The pork looks absolutely sumptuous.Although I am not a great cook I must try this recipe,it is just too good to pass up.When I am through making this I will be known as a Jamadadian.
    Ingrid Ashby

  58. Alf G
    June 18, 2011 / 8:18 pm

    Hi Chris. Your Jerk Pork recepie sure looks yummy. I must try this soon. I like all your posts. All the best to you and yours. Thanks.

  59. Alison
    June 18, 2011 / 6:39 pm

    Just bought a new grill and from the picture above this looks like the perfect recipe to try out first.

  60. Alison jeoffrey
    June 18, 2011 / 5:44 pm

    Lovin. The sound of this recipe, can’t wait to try it out at wk!


  61. Kay
    June 17, 2011 / 10:22 pm

    Chris, its really nice to receive of these wonderful recipes my kitchen has been given a makeover. Although I don't eat pork the recipe looks delightful so I am going to share with my friend who love pork. Keep up the good work.

  62. Johanna
    June 17, 2011 / 1:04 pm

    your barbecue/grill recipes are tremendously flavorful and comfort good.

  63. channon
    June 17, 2011 / 12:58 pm

    beautiful…simply exquisite

  64. Lynda
    June 17, 2011 / 9:50 am

    i love jerk pork so will definitely try this recipe

  65. Claudette
    June 16, 2011 / 2:01 pm

    I love pork especially when it's turned into ham at Christmas time, this jerk looks equally delicious, will be trying it soon.

  66. Claudette
    June 16, 2011 / 1:51 pm

    I love pork, especially when it’s turned into ham at Christmas time, this jerk looks just as tasty, certainly will be trying it soon.

  67. CocoT
    June 15, 2011 / 7:39 pm

    Chris this looks delicious. I can't wait to try it.

  68. Angela
    June 15, 2011 / 5:01 pm

    It's wonderful to know you are sharing these recipes with the general public. One of friends is always looking for certain recipe and your site has become an excellent resource.

  69. Antonette Simpson
    June 15, 2011 / 11:39 am

    Chris, I have tried some of your recipes and love them. Will definitely try this one as I love a nice piece of pork. Thanks for all the wonderful recipes.

  70. Peter Pitts
    June 15, 2011 / 11:01 am

    Chris, If the weather is better this coming long weekend in TNT we will be grilling and this recipe look a winner for the pork ribs. Thanks once again

  71. kerry
    June 15, 2011 / 9:35 am

    Hi Chris, another great recipe for me to try, and I love love love pork soooo yipeeeee. And again offering my name towards the competition to win that recipe book, my fingers, toes eyes and bowels are all crossed, hoping for a little luck to step in….Keep posting those mouth watering dishes, I am most definitely looking out for them

  72. June 15, 2011 / 2:06 am

    Looks like an awesome piece of roast pork. I cant wait to try it…

  73. elaine
    June 14, 2011 / 9:42 pm

    going to try this one soon

  74. Jeannine
    June 14, 2011 / 8:23 pm

    fantastic recipes. have tried a few and they tasted scrumptious!!! Keep up the great work!

  75. nicole
    June 14, 2011 / 6:10 pm

    Great recipes!

  76. Donna
    June 14, 2011 / 12:40 pm

    hey Chris love this receipe i don't have a bbq pit like you, i have the old fashion coal pot ! but i will start it, that is the pork chop off in the oven on 200 degrees covered with foil for 1 1/2 hr. and finish it on the coal pot to get that real coals taste.

  77. June 14, 2011 / 10:35 am

    Chris seeing the pictures makes a big help and your mouth water…. some of the dishes I haven't cooked in a long time and forgot how to are on your site…so thank you.

  78. Sue
    June 14, 2011 / 9:58 am

    Chris, eventhough I am not from the islands, but I must say I love your cooking, tried a few recipes and enjoyed them. I will definitely try this one, its looks good, very tempting, and I am sure it will taste as good as it looks.
    thank you, and God bless you and your family 🙂

  79. Patrice Celestine
    June 14, 2011 / 9:57 am

    Thanks for the recipe. Needed something with a zing in the kitchen this weekend.

  80. Patrice Celestine
    June 14, 2011 / 9:54 am

    looks delicious. Will try soon. Thanks

  81. Patrice Celestine
    June 14, 2011 / 9:32 am

    Thank you for your mouth watering recipes. I would love to enjoy more in that cookbook.

  82. lisa
    June 14, 2011 / 7:17 am

    just wanted to say thank you so very much for bringing traditional Caribbean recipes to the masses, I have enjoyed using them and creating wonderful dishes that my family love. Keep up the great work.

  83. michelle
    June 14, 2011 / 6:29 am

    Love all you recipes! and would love to win a cookbook!

  84. Ruth Phillips
    June 14, 2011 / 6:19 am

    Morning Chris , yesterday i reviewed your recipe on Mother in Law along with my own personal twists, I am grateful. however winning your new cookbook would really brighten my day…….

  85. Leslie
    June 14, 2011 / 5:42 am

    Wish I had a grill! Do you think I could get close to that nice crust on the pork if I seared it then roasted? Probably not… But I sure would like that cookbook! 🙂

  86. Kimily Morgan
    June 14, 2011 / 4:43 am

    Hello chris! I truely love your food, it always reminds my of back home (trini to de bone) I would love love love to win one of you books and continue to trinidad style cooking as I tour the world and protect this country.

  87. Michelle
    June 14, 2011 / 1:02 am

    Hey Cris Thanks for the wonderfull cooking recipes, Caribbean is back into our kitchens and parties! Jerk Chicken is our favourate!
    Since I am learning to cook organic while keeping the Carribbean touch, would love to participate for the book contest.
    Keep up blessing us with your wonderfull blog!
    Greetings from the Netherlands.,

  88. Michelle
    June 14, 2011 / 12:46 am

    Going to try this on the weekend. Thank you….

  89. xavier seechan
    June 13, 2011 / 10:37 pm

    it will go good with some hot pepper sauce

  90. carol
    June 13, 2011 / 10:19 pm

    Hey Chris always see this pork loin in the supermarket and wanted to try it out ,thank you for that special marinade !!!!!!!!!!

  91. Naz
    June 13, 2011 / 9:28 pm

    Wow! Just the kind of menu my husband likes!!! Keep those delcious recipes coming Caribbean Pot!!!

  92. June 13, 2011 / 9:16 pm

    I love these recipes so far. Healthy and darn tasty.

  93. Jay
    June 13, 2011 / 9:16 pm

    Chris, that pork loin looks really good even tempting for someone who doesn't cook or eat pork. I will try the rub on chicken.

  94. trini
    June 13, 2011 / 8:44 pm

    cant wait to fire up the grill

  95. Marlon
    June 13, 2011 / 8:05 pm

    Chris, greetings from the Dutch caribbean. Been surprising my guest with your recipes. Yesterday i tried the jerk pork —-> Awesome !!!!!

  96. nalini
    June 13, 2011 / 7:52 pm

    hey Chris sorry to say i dont eat pork,but i always look forward to your new postings.i like that all the ingredients in your recipes are available to me,unlike when i purchase recipe books at the bookstore.also,the pictures let me know what its supposed to look like every step of the way.thanks Chris and keep up the great work

  97. Angela
    June 13, 2011 / 7:46 pm

    Really nice Chris – am from the Caribbean and love pork – can I do this in a traditional oven since I do do not have a grill

  98. Dyese
    June 13, 2011 / 7:42 pm

    Definitely going to try this. Helping me explore my Caribbean roots.

  99. Rhinda Sargeant
    June 13, 2011 / 7:39 pm

    Love the recipe, but I dont eat pork, so i will have to try it with chicken….I have started planting my own herbs, so I would love to have that book.. It will be great. So far i have planted spanish thyme, shadon beni, and chive, Im planning on doing the fine thyme and some basil and mint next..I think food just taste so much better with fresh seasoning..

  100. MARIA
    June 13, 2011 / 7:17 pm


  101. Gustavo Jimenez
    June 13, 2011 / 7:09 pm

    Thanks Chris, this and all your recipes have the delicious taste of the Caribbean, receive a greeting from Venezuela, and I want to be the winner of the book.

  102. June 13, 2011 / 6:48 pm

    I still use versions of your jerk recipe & oxtail recipe…Delicious!

    Kimberly Edwards

  103. Lalita Dean
    June 13, 2011 / 6:02 pm

    I am very excited about trying to make the Jerk Chicken soon….. may throw it on the grill for fathers day!

  104. Lalita Dean
    June 13, 2011 / 6:01 pm

    Hey Chris…. I can't wait to try many of your dishes

  105. Adenike
    June 13, 2011 / 5:47 pm

    the jerk marinade looks amazing cant wait to try it on some fish!

  106. Kenny
    June 13, 2011 / 5:41 pm

    here is Wishing you Chris a Happy and enjoyable Father, 's day .keepup the good work with these fantastic recipes. kenny

  107. Kenny
    June 13, 2011 / 5:21 pm

    Chris, Will be trying the jerk pork on Friday. Fantastic recipes. Love them. Like the pictures of the ingredients and how it should look step by step.. Love to win the Caribbean book. Keep up the good work .Love to all. Ken from Winnipeg.

  108. Bonnie
    June 13, 2011 / 5:16 pm

    Jerk Pork done right is a beautiful thing! Based on the ingredients, without even trying this recipe (I will) this jerk por is guaranteed to satisfy and leave you wanting for more.

  109. Laura L
    June 13, 2011 / 5:16 pm

    Love your recipes and I'd love to try my hand at organic gardening in my new garden space!

  110. Shannon
    June 13, 2011 / 5:07 pm

    Chris. I have been going to the islands for a few yrs now and fell in love with the food instantly, especially anything Jerk. As an up and coming chef, I must say that I think Caribbean food may turn out to be my primary focus. Just recently found the site and am totally loving it!

  111. Maryann
    June 13, 2011 / 5:06 pm

    Thoroughly enjoying this website, thanks for the tips! I am from the Caribbean, but was never near the kitchen, (only to eat), so my cooking skills have been honed from memories of tastes and flavours. I normally don't use a recipe, it's nice to get a new twist on old favorites and an introduction to new flavors.

  112. Mark
    June 13, 2011 / 4:00 pm

    I'm trying to cut down pork in my diet, but this one is a must try !

  113. Siri
    June 13, 2011 / 3:49 pm

    How the weather in Canada Chris? Was raining for 12 days here in Jamaica then Thursday it was like it hadn't rained in ages!

  114. Tony
    June 13, 2011 / 3:32 pm

    Thank you very much for this recipe, I've been looking for a good jerk pork recipe for a long time. Your recipes are so good! I tried a few dishes myself and they are GREAT!. I also like the added photographs. They are priceless and bring that special touch to the recipe.

  115. joyce
    June 13, 2011 / 3:18 pm

    Never try jerk pork,but love to try it.

  116. Joan
    June 13, 2011 / 2:39 pm

    I love pork, never had it jerked before, so I guess it is about time I did. Thanks for your easy to follow recipes. Keep up the good work.

  117. Gale
    June 13, 2011 / 2:39 pm

    love this recipe!

  118. Latina
    June 13, 2011 / 2:33 pm

    Lookin forward to tryin this out..Learnin alot of new things with u.. Thank You

  119. Nalini Marajh
    June 13, 2011 / 2:22 pm

    Chris this is definitely gonna be our Fathers day dish, I can taste it already, thanks for all those wonderful recipes that you send us.

  120. Mel
    June 13, 2011 / 2:17 pm

    Chris…I always look forward to your step by step recipes…they are awesome..keep up the good work

  121. marion de Castro
    June 13, 2011 / 2:14 pm

    I really love Jerk pork will be doing some for fathers day.

  122. Maria Valies Farias
    June 13, 2011 / 2:00 pm

    Well Chris, just looking at the pictures and reading the recipe already causes a sensation and mouth watering. I surely will try this recipe with about half the portion of loin (4 lbs)next Sunday, June 19th (father’s day here in Suriname). My husband John will love it. Thanks Chris.


  123. Diane Foster
    June 13, 2011 / 1:46 pm

    Great recipe! I love jerk pork.

  124. Ashley
    June 13, 2011 / 1:45 pm

    Hi Chris!
    I hope all is well. Thank you so very much for all of your easy-to-follow recipes. It all started with me looking for a decent Paratha Roti recipe and I stumbled upon your page. I can't believe how much I have learned from your videos about Caribbean cooking. I told myself that before I die, I'd like to get back to my Trinidadian roots and balay a roti. And now I can! Thank you


  125. Natalie
    June 13, 2011 / 1:43 pm

    Looks very delicious…I will forward it to my brother to try it for his company cooking competition. Thanks Chris.

  126. akeshia
    June 13, 2011 / 1:43 pm

    I love every recipes you made and created. I will try making jerk pork ribs. Although I will not use some of the thing list on the recipe like orange juice . Got to tone down the sweetness a bit.

  127. Judy
    June 13, 2011 / 1:28 pm

    Hi Chris please I would love to win that cook book. I think that your recipes are fantastic.


  128. Maureen
    June 13, 2011 / 1:17 pm

    Hi Chris, it's always a pleasure to check out yout recipes and be reminded of dishes to make. Sometimes I tend to think it's too much involved in making certain dishes but then u break it down and it is easy to do. Thanks and keep up the great work. Maureen.

  129. June 13, 2011 / 1:14 pm

    Now there's a hunk of meat!

  130. Tyla
    June 13, 2011 / 1:09 pm

    Yum Jerk Pork.. can't wait to try the recipe

  131. MrsBayne
    June 13, 2011 / 12:46 pm

    This was an easy one!! When I noticed the husband go back for seconds … I knew it was a keeper!!

  132. Helen Anthony
    June 13, 2011 / 12:41 pm

    Chris – This recipe looks fabuliciously (if their is such a word) tasty!!!!!! I'm not into pork but sometimes cook it for friends. Just might give it a try. Thanks for all the wonderful recipes.

  133. Oldst Owns
    June 13, 2011 / 12:40 pm

    I'm going to do this as a surprise for my wife and kids for the last day of school.
    It's the day I decided to break in the grill.

  134. Adoria
    June 13, 2011 / 12:38 pm

    Thank you Chris for the great foods you make..

  135. Mark
    June 13, 2011 / 12:30 pm

    Looks delicious. I'm going to try this on pork tenderloin!

  136. Zee
    June 13, 2011 / 12:18 pm

    Chris – I enjoy your recipes. I am not a bbq'er but I will have to try this one sometime soon.

  137. Mary
    June 13, 2011 / 12:15 pm

    Can't wait to try it!

  138. Vee
    June 13, 2011 / 11:53 am

    Mmmmmmmmmmmm delish!! I can't wait to get started on Carribean (Jerk) Journey

  139. Caribbean Bella
    June 13, 2011 / 11:53 am

    Wonderful recipes and great step by step photos! Keep the good food coming. :0)

  140. Lena
    June 13, 2011 / 11:52 am

    Hi Chirs, thanks for shareing all those great recipes. I guess you’re a chef! I will be makeing the green seasoning and the basic pepper sauce not to spicy.

  141. stacey
    June 13, 2011 / 11:46 am

    looks super sumptuous but i duh eat pork so i guess i will try it with beef ribs

  142. Antoinette
    June 13, 2011 / 11:46 am

    Can't wait to try this recipe!! Summer is here in the South of France and it's BBQ time – yummy!!!

  143. margaret
    June 13, 2011 / 11:45 am

    I can't wait to try this! And my local butcher has some great pork loin. Hmmmm…. maybe for fathers day.

  144. Teri Pierre
    June 13, 2011 / 11:43 am

    This recipe is good, I actually can get all the ingredients in the States.

  145. arlene
    June 13, 2011 / 11:32 am

    looks very tasty!

  146. Donna Buckmire
    June 13, 2011 / 11:31 am

    Just reading the ingredients were enough for me to wanna try this recipe. Thanks!

  147. Donna Buckmire
    June 13, 2011 / 11:30 am

    I'm no meat eater. But my Husy surely is. And he L O V E S spice!… Thanks!

  148. Donna Buckmire
    June 13, 2011 / 11:26 am

    I’ve always wanted a good Jerk Pork recipe. THANKS! I can’t wait to try it out.

  149. Alice
    June 13, 2011 / 11:25 am

    Your recipes are so awesome! I love the step by step instructions and photos!

  150. Marie
    June 13, 2011 / 11:17 am

    I am from South America and lived in Trinidad for seven years. I do love Caribbean food as I love your site. Thank you! ¡Gracias!

  151. walter mayte
    June 13, 2011 / 11:16 am

    local market has pork loin on sale this week will be trying this out this weekend. that cookbook will be a nice addition to my library

  152. Laura Jurawan-Forde
    June 13, 2011 / 11:16 am

    I enjoy using the recipes.

  153. diane hutchinson
    June 13, 2011 / 11:10 am

    interesting recipe, worth a try

  154. Renee
    June 13, 2011 / 11:09 am

    Looks like a really good jerk recipe. Have got to try it myself. Keep sharing all your great recipes.

  155. Jizell
    June 13, 2011 / 11:08 am

    Can't wait to try this recipe, my family would love this.

    June 13, 2011 / 11:07 am

    Dear Chris. I am a Trinidadian, living in Trinidad. Now, I am not a pork eater, but heck, that jerk pork, looks real good, man.

    I hope you continue, with your simple, “colourful” and very,understandable way, of showing recipes, to many.

    Best wishes. Lorraine

  157. Richard
    June 13, 2011 / 11:05 am

    You have used pork loin can you use pork fillet, a tenderer piece of meat?

  158. Paul Truelove
    June 13, 2011 / 11:04 am

    I am looking forward to trying this one


  159. Judith
    June 13, 2011 / 11:03 am

    Your recipe looks and sounds so easy. I’m going to print out this recipe and try it. Sadly, I don’t have a grill but will try it in the oven.

    On a different note, I found this useful trick on the internet the other day that I want to share.

    If you get hot pepper on your hands and they are burning you, wash them with rubbing alcohol and it takes away the burn. I tried it and it really worked (to my surprise!!)

  160. SAPOON
    June 13, 2011 / 11:01 am

    Great tasting food

  161. Marjorie
    June 13, 2011 / 11:01 am

    Hi Marjorie, Seems like a great recipe the secret must be the length of time you marinade and constant basting. Keep the great receipes coming.

  162. Janet
    June 13, 2011 / 10:58 am

    Wow, I love Jerk Pork and this recipe looks scrumptious. Will send the recipe to my family and friends and will have this dish on my table on Sunday

  163. Margarita
    June 13, 2011 / 10:57 am

    Mmh, tasty looking jerk pork. Only thing is, the older I get, the more recipes and cook books stack up in my shelf and the waist doesn't get slimmer 😉

  164. R. Hamilton
    June 13, 2011 / 10:56 am

    Love this carribean website. I have tried the curry chicken recipe and it came out great. I like that you enclose pictures of what the steps should look like. I am a novice cook and the illustrations are a great help.

  165. Hewrald Rostant
    June 13, 2011 / 10:56 am

    Called the butcher and ordered a Fresh Pork loin & use Mora coals to prepare this recipe.
    Will enjoy for farther's day

  166. Anna K
    June 13, 2011 / 10:54 am

    I’ll be trying this out. Please enter my name for the cookbook.

  167. Sonia
    June 13, 2011 / 10:54 am

    Would love to win this book. Trying to start a garden.

  168. Pearl
    June 13, 2011 / 10:53 am

    Chris i tried it on a beach lime we cut out a barrel and made a grill boy we made friends in a hurry.

  169. Euklin Malchan
    June 13, 2011 / 10:51 am

    Love your recipes. Very simple and I enjoy making them. Keep up the good work. Love you.

  170. Nina
    June 13, 2011 / 10:51 am

    I may have to try this recipe this weekend. It made my mouth water just to read it.

  171. Shellian
    June 13, 2011 / 10:50 am

    Hey Chris, you’re recipes are amazing and thanks for teaching me how to cook. =)

  172. Lisa
    June 13, 2011 / 10:47 am

    I just signed up to for your email recipes! Love Caribbean food & cannot wait to try some of your recipes since we are moving to Jamaica before the end of the summer! We currently make our own jerk chicken & pork & sell it out of mobile grill trailer, JAMPAN!

  173. Karris
    June 13, 2011 / 10:31 am

    Hi Chris, just wanted to say thank you so very much for bringing traditional Caribbean recipes to the masses, I have enjoyed using them and creating wonderful dishes that my family love. Keep up the great work.

    • June 13, 2011 / 11:10 am

      I have Geera seasoning I picked up on a recent trip to T&T and don't know what to do with it help!!!!

  174. J gonzalez
    June 13, 2011 / 10:28 am

    Im going to try the Jerk Marinde on a Turkey breast then put it on my smoker…Can't wait to taste this one>>

  175. L2
    June 13, 2011 / 10:22 am

    Love this recipe…looks like I will be making real soon..

  176. Gayle Coghiel
    June 13, 2011 / 10:20 am

    Well this makes jerk pork sound easy.May try it for international day at my kids school…but I have got to have bones. jerk bones are the best!

  177. Alice MacKinnon
    June 13, 2011 / 10:08 am

    Chris, your food always looks so appetizing and colorful. I look forward to all the postings. These ribs look good enough to eat. I will be sure to try the recipe.

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