Jerk Spiced Shrimp Recipe

Jerk Spiced Shrimp 2I love Seafood and Jerk anything!! The spices used in this Jerk Spiced Shrimp recipe are simply delectable. Nutmeg, cinnamon, thyme and the allspice are all Caribbean spices and herbs in the case of the thyme that adds wonderful flavours to any dish. They are very healthy too! Both nutmeg and cinnamon are known as popular spices around the world, and also popular for their many health benefits. In fact, since ancient times, both nutmeg and cinnamon have been used as a remedy for various ailments or to improve health in general. See below for full recipe from Aspire-Canada:
Ingredients:
1 Tablespoon ground allspice
1 Teaspoon basil, minced
1 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 Tablespoon dried thyme
1 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 Tablespoon light brown sugar
1 Tablespoon salt
1 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper
¼ Cup olive oil
¼ Cup soy sauce
¾ 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:
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.

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