Jerk Spiced Shrimp

Jerk Spiced Shrimp

Recipe available from the Caribbean Shopping Channel

4
Servings
151
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon ground allspice
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 Teaspoon basil, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ Cup olive oil
  • ¼ Cup soy sauce
  • ¼ Cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ Cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 Habanero peppers, minced
  • 1 Small white onion, minced
  • 3 Scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 Pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

Directions:
1. Prepare the grill or broiler.

2.For sauce: combine allspice, basil, nutmeg, cinnamon, thyme, cayenne pepper, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Mix well. Slowly whisk in the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, orange juice and lime juice. Stir in the peppers, onions and scallions and mix thoroughly. Simmer for about 10 minutes over medium heat.

3. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper and grill or broil until done. Toss shrimp with the sauce and serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
32g
25%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
90µg
13%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
70µg
78%
Calcium, Ca
119mg
12%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
24µg
6%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
29mg
9%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
66mg
9%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
45mg
3%
Water
216g
8%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Spice Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Spice Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.