Uncle Joe's Jerk Sauce, 10 oz, (Pack of 12) The history of jerk: according to the legends of many Jamaican tribes, its ancestors discovered the jerk method of cooking centuries ago. In fact the word "barbecue" comes from the Indian word "barbacoa." Uncle Joe's Jerk Sauce is more than a marinade style of cooking poultry, meats and seafood. Uncle Joe believes its an all-purpose sauce. Try it on a sandwich, pour a little onto a salad. You'll soon say, "Yeah mon, that's the sauce."