Jamaican Pepper Shrimp

Jun 18, 2024All Recipes

These shell-on shrimp with a subtle spicy flavorful heat is the perfect appetizer or snack

at the table. Serve over pasta for a scrumptious meal.

MARINATING TIME: 30 MINUTES | COOKING TIME: 6 MINUTES | SERVINGS: 4

Ingredients

1 lb. large shell-on shrimp, preferably deveined
with head-on, rinsed
2 Tbsp annatto (achiote) oil, or vegetable oil
1 tsp annatto powder or paste
1 cup Island Gurl Flavor Pepper Sauce
1⁄2 cup water
2 Tbsp cider vinegar
2 spring onions, cut thinly for garnishing

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, add shrimp, oil, annatto powder, pepper
    sauce. Use food prep gloves to rub marinade over shrimp,
    cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Bring to room
    temperature before cooking.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, add marinated shrimp
    in single layer, water, vinegar, onion and cook for 3 minutes
    per side until shrimp is opaque. Transfer to a serving dish.

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