Pigtails are a staple in Jamaican dishes like Stew Peas and a popular, flavourful additive to others. Likewise, jerk seasoning is signature to Jamaica and is used to prepare a variety of dishes. This particular dish is a really great new way to combine these two features of traditional Jamaican cuisine and present this great new Inspired Eats feature. This beauty is brought to you by Executive Chef Simone Walker Barrett.
Here’s how you can make it yourself in the comfort of your own home.
PREP TIME: 1 Hour
YIELD: 10 Servings
- 5 lbs Pig’s tail, soaked and chopped
- BBQ Sauce
- 2 cups ketchup
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup honey
- 4 tbsp. Jerk seasoning
- 4 tbsp. Pepper sauce
- Cook the Pig’s tail in boiling water until fork tender.Drain and set aside.
- Place the ingredients for BBQ sauce in a pot, simmer until flavors combine. About 10minutes
- Arrange the Pig’s tail pieces on pre-heated grill, allow to brown on all sides.
- Use a pastry brush to coat each pig’s tail pieces with BBQ sauce.
- Continue cooking until sauce caramelized.