Jamaican Jerked Steak

Servings 6 people


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 6 6-oz. flank steaks trimmed
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice


  • Preheat outdoor or indoor grill or oven broiler.
  • In a small bowl, combine spices and brown sugar; blend well then rub the mixture into both sides of steaks.
  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, grill steaks over medium heat until the desired level of doneness is achieved.
  • If broiling, place meat about 5 inches from the heat source and cook for 8 minutes per side or until the desired level of doneness is achieved. Serve on a bed of rice.


NUTRITION per serving: 648 Calories; 16g Fat; 43g Protein; 82g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 85mg Cholesterol; 1073mg Sodium. Exchanges: 5 Grain (Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 17 SERVING SUGGESTION: Add braised kale on the side. VEGETARIAN: Instead of beef, grill eggplant, zucchini, onion, yellow squash and/or anything else that meets your fancy, with the same seasonings as above. Serve on the bed of brown rice. KOSHER: Make sure beef is certified kosher. GLUTEN FREE: No changes necessary.
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