Jerk Spiced Shrimp

Jerk Spiced Shrimp

Recipe available from the Caribbean Shopping Channel

4
Servings
352
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
26%
Sugar
8g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Cholesterol
286mg
95%
Protein
34g
67%
Carbs
17g
6%
Vitamin A
154µg
17%
Vitamin B12
3µg
42%
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
29.3%
Vitamin C
69mg
100%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
5mg
27%
Vitamin K
50µg
63%
Calcium
188mg
19%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
75µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
75µg
19%
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
83mg
21%
Monounsaturated
10g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
25%
Phosphorus
616mg
88%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
614mg
18%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
6.5%
Sodium
2167mg
90%
Sugars, added
2g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
9.1%
Zinc
3mg
17%