Rabu, 28 November 2018

Grilled Jerk Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

Jamaican jerk spice comes in the form of a spice blend a paste or a marinade and its main ingredients are allspice, scotch bonnet peppers, green onions, thyme, nutmeg and garlic.


Spicy grilled jerk marinated shrimp

You’ll Need:



  • 1 pound (20-25 or 16-20) shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup jerk marinade
  • 2 slices pineapple, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

Instructions:

Marinate the shrimp in the the half of the jerk marinade for at least 20 minutes and up to over night, skewer the shrimp and pineapple and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Jerk Marinade


You’ll Need:



  • 1+ scotch bonnet pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon allspice
  • 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1/2 orange, juice and zest
  • 1 lime, juice and zest


You’ll Need:


Puree everything in a food processor.