Grilled Jerk Shrimp Recipe From Nevis

Grilled Jerk Shrimp Recipe
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Grilled Jerk Shrimp At Gallipot Restaurant

Gallipot Restaurant
Jones Estate, Nevis
July 11, 2009

This is a great dish, but is not always available, so you will just have to hope you hit the right night at Gallipot.  No worries though, the rest of the food at Gallipot is great too!


15 – 20 large uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined, and tails removed
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Onion, finely diced
½ cup Scallion, finely diced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 Teaspoons freshly minced Thyme
1 Teaspoon Kosher or Sea Salt
2 Teaspoons sugar
1 Teaspoon Allspice
½ Teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 Scotch Bonnet or Habanero pepper, finely minced
1 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 Tablespoons dark Soy sauce
1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoon canola oil to lubricate the grill

Cooking Method:

In a large mixing bowl, combine and mix well all ingredients, and mix in shrimp
Cover well and place in the refrigerator to marinate for 30 minutes.
Place shrimp on a lubricated grill over medium coals and grill for 3 – 5 minutes, or until shrimp are opaque…DO NOT OVERCOOK”¦unless you like pencil erasers.

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