Jamaican Curried Shrimp

Jamaican Curried Shrimp

jamaican curried shrimp

You will need….

  • 3lbs. Spanish Town Scotch Bonnet Shrimp
  • 2 oz. (60 g) unsalted butter
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 – 2 scotch bonnet or jalapeno chilies, deseeded and minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • Little bit of salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Picka peppa sauce or steak sauce.
  • 1 ½ lbs (700g) medium shrimp.
  • Peeled and deveined

How to Prepare

    Step 1

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat and add the onion, bell pepper, chilies and garlic, and sauté until the vegetables are tender but not browned. (about 5 minutes)

    Step 2

Add the tomato, lime juice bay leaf, parsley and sugar. Season with salt and pepper, and mix well.

Simmer, uncovered, until the sauce is slightly reduced, about 5 minutes.

    Step 3

Remove the bay leaf and stir in the Worcestershire sauce and Picka peppa sauce. Add the shrimp and cook until they turn pink. (About 3 minutes) serve with rice

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