Low Carb Spice Series Part Two: Island Jerk Rub (With Whole Ingredients)

Make your own low carb jerk rub. Other than being keto friendly and absolutely delicious, it also makes a great gift.

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✅Island Jerk Rub:
Makes about 15 tsp (5 tbsp); Serving size: 2 tsp
Total Carbs per serving: 2.6g
Net carbs per serving: 1.7g
🔔Carbs and Net Carb counts change to 2.3g & 1.5g, respectively, without garlic powder.
🔔Carb count is based on USDA’s Food Composition Database for ground spices only.

1⃣Version 1: Recipe Ingredients Using Ground Spices Only
1 tbsp kosher salt
2 tsp garlic powder (optional)
2 tsp allspice
1 tsp cayenne
½ tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp dried thyme
½ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp ground cloves

2⃣Version 2: Recipe Ingredients Using Whole & Ground Spices
Whole Spices
4 tsp whole allspice
4 dried red peppers
2 tsp whole black peppercorn
1 whole nutmeg
1 cinnamon stick
8 cloves

➡Ground Spices:
1 tbsp kosher salt
2 tsp garlic powder (optional)
1 tsp cayenne
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp dried thyme

✅Directions:
1. Add the whole spices to a spice or coffee bean grinder. Pulse the ingredients until desired consistency is met. Note, you may have to break your cinnamon stick in half to fit your grinder.
2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until completely blended. Store in airtight container and keep in your pantry. Should last 3-6 months.