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Jamaican Jerk – Scotchies

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When in Jamaica we had the opportunity to go to Scotchies restaurant. It was one of the local flavor restaurants we went to and it’s a must visit if you go to the Island

We went to the back to see how the meats are cooked. Chicken and pork here – (we also tried fish.), slathered in jerk sauce – a special recipe – grilled over pimento logs. It’s hotter than a sauna back there and we watched these guys labor over the heat, making sure the food was cooked. just. right.

Scotchies Jerk Pit

The flavor of the chicken has a smokiness unlike anything you get here – and it’s moist, fresh taste had the whole table “awwwwww’ing” with every bite.

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We drank a lot of Red Stripe to wash it down – well it’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it…

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This is what 13 bloggers can do to a table of food at Scotchies.

Scotchies: aftermath of blogger lunch.

A visit to Jamaica isn’t complete without a trip to Scotchies – I know they are located in Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and Kingston.  Don’t leave without a little jerk!

I was invited as a guest of the Jamaican Tourist Board who paid for my trip.

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Ellen-TCMom

Thursday 22nd of September 2011

I love authentic Jamaican jerk did you have festival too? So good!

Stefani

Sunday 18th of September 2011

Now that sounds like an interesting place to eat!

tami

Saturday 17th of September 2011

Loved that place nice pics! xoxo