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Zesty Caribbean Shrimp

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Zesty Caribbean Shrimp

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Zesty Caribbean Shrimp
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 457kcal


  • 1/2 medium peppers, jalapeño
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 3 teaspoon ginger root, fresh
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 16 ounce shrimp, peeled and deveined

Serve With

  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 4 cup broccoli, florets
  • 2 cup pineapple
  • 1 medium lime


  • Preheat an outdoor grill to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.  (Too cold this time of year? Simply preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and continue with recipe as directed).
  • Seed and mince hot pepper if using; mince garlic and ginger.
  • Combine all ingredients from oil to allspice in a small mixing bowl; further blend with an emersion blender or place ingredients into a blender.
  • Being sure that shrimp is peeled and deveined, place them into a glass bowl and pour over the blended ingredients.  Allow to marinate for a few hours.
  • Cook rice according to package directions and steam broccoli, approximately 20 minutes before serving shrimp.
  • Skewer shrimp in an alternating fashion with pineapple chunks; place onto hot grill and grill each side approximately 2 minutes; until pink. (Bake in oven for 8 minutes).
  • Serve shrimp skewers over rice with a side of steamed broccoli.
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Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 182mg | Sodium: 762mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g

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