Jamaica is known for its delicious, juicy, and smoky jerk. The spicy seasoning mixture, used in Jamaican cooking is dry-rubbed or wet marinated, is called Jamaican Jerk Spice. One theory says the name comes from “jerking,” or poking holes in the meat to hold spices before cooking. It is most famously used on chicken or pork.
Today, Jerk has become synonymous with Jamaica. It is available year-round throughout the island. There are many great spots in this beautiful Caribbean nation where you can enjoy the jerk. Why not book a flight to Kingston, the capital city of Jamaica, or other Jamaican locales, and savor the delicious jerk yourself? Here are some of the best places in the country to eat jerk:
Boston Jerk Centre near Boston Bay, Jamaica
Boston Bay is undoubtedly the best place in the country to eat the delectable jerk. It is situated in Portland and is renowned as “The Jerk Capital of Jamaica”. It was in Boston Bay that the jerk spice was born. The place attracts a large number of visitors for a tantalizing treat.
Scotchie’s Jerk Centre in many locations in Jamaica
Scotchie’s Jerk Centre is another great place in Jamaica to sample excellent jerk food. This wonderful jerk food joint is located in prominent cities such as Kingston, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. The Centre first started in Montego Bay, and after gaining popularity, spread to other parts of the island nation. The menu at the Scotchie’s Jerk Centre features a fantastic selection of tender and juicy jerk chicken, jerk pork and sausages. For those who don’t love chicken or pork, you can order delicious fish dishes as well.
The Pork Pit in Montego Bay, Jamaica
The Pork Pit is situated near Walter Fletcher Beach in the heart of Montego Bay. It is among the best places on Jamaica’s north coast to enjoy some excellent jerk chicken and jerk pork. Many beachgoers and locals come here to enjoy the jerk being grilled in the open-air and smothered with Jamaican spices. The melt-in-your-mouth jerk is simply quite delicious.
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