Tender Jerk Pulled Pork paired with Sweet Corn Cakes is the perfect combination of sweetness and spicy heat that definitely makes this the perfect meal.
Somehow THIS Queen of Halloween convinced Big Scary Mike to take a trip with her to the Caribbean.
Sunshine. Umbrella drinks. Crystal blue waters. Jerk Pork!
I have no idea how I did it and to be honest, I will probably never be able to achieve such an accomplishment ever again but we had the best time and neither one of us melted or exploded due to sun exposure. I will make mention that Mike was the only guy dressed all in black and I had a heck of a time packing when 99% of my clothes are also varying degrees of black … except mine have sequins, of course. All that being said, although slightly out of place, we couldnt have had more fun if we tried.
Blah.. Blah.. Blah… now on to the good stuff!! The FOOD!!!
Our first stop was Jamaica and you have to know there was no way I was leaving without tyring some authentic jerk seasoned food. Can I tell you….. AM-AZZZZZ-INNNNGGGG!!!!!! I got the jerked pork with beans and rice and Mike tried the smothered oxtail. You could not ask for better food. Spicy, tender… perfection on a plate!
I mean seriously…. Look at that food!! Ok.. you should probably stop licking your computer screen.. that will leave a mark… but LOOK AT THAT FOOD!!!
Now go back home and recreate THAT, Irish girl!!
Well, I can’t say this is 100% authentic but I can promise you that this recipe for Jerk Pulled Pork is delicious!! You can make this as mellow or as spicy as you like but if you are a fan of the heat, this is your dish for sure. Pair this with some Sweet Corn Cakes by Todd Wilbur and the combination of the sweetness and the spicy heat definitely make this the perfect meal.
Now go make yourself a foo-foo umbrella drink and get in the groove!! Dinner tonight is going to be out of this world!
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PS.. These amazing pictures were taken by Big Scary Mike.. his first time … who knew he could take pictures???