Jamaican Shrimp Recipe
Jamaican Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Jamaican Shrimp Recipe

Publisher Photo
Zesty jerk seasoning is a nice complement to sweet mango in this crowd-pleasing appetizer. Although this delicious dish takes time to prepare, it's conveniently made ahead and refrigerated until ready to serve.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + marinating
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + marinating
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 3 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 1 medium mango or 2 medium peaches, peeled and cubed
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 medium lime, quartered and sliced

Nutritional Facts

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Add shrimp; boil for 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally. Drain and rinse with cold water; transfer to a large resealable plastic bag.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, lime juice, jalapeno, honey and jerk seasoning. Pour 3/4 cup marinade over shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Refrigerate remaining marinade.
  3. Just before serving, drain and discard marinade from shrimp. On a large serving platter, layer with shrimp, mango, onion and lime. Drizzle with remaining marinade. Yield: 15-20 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Jamaican Shrimp in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p33

Nutritional Facts

Reviews for Jamaican Shrimp

AVERAGE RATING
   (2)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (2)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"Just made yesterday for our Jamaican party - everyone LOVED it. IT was the first thing to go. Light and flavorful. I would DEFINITELY make this again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

"I've made this twice & both times I had to give the recipe out countless times. Every piece was gone. Super easy to make"

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT