Jerk Pork

Ingredients

1/4 cup Allspice berries
1 piece Cinnamon stick - (1 1/2" long)
1 teaspoon Grated nutmeg
6 Scallions, including green tops sliced
1 Scotch Bonnet-type chili
Salt to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon Dark Jamaica rum
4 pounds Boned pork loin
1 recipe Island Beans see * Note
1 recipe Fried Plantains see * Note

Preparation

1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
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Place the berries on a pie tin and roast for 10 minutes. Pulverize them in a spice mill with the cinnamon and nutmeg. Place the spice mixture in a food processor, fitted with a metal blade. Add the scallions and chile. Season with salt and pepper. Process until a paste is formed. Add the rum and mix well.
3
Rub the mixture all over the pork loin. Cover and allow to marinate for at least 1 hour at room temperature. Increase the oven temperature to 400 degrees. Remove the meat and place in a roasting pan, and roast for 30 minutes. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees and continue to roast for 1 1/2 hours, basting every 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and rest for 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with the Island Beans and Fried Plantains.
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This recipe yields 8 servings.

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February 21, 2010

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