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Jamaican pepper shrimp Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • Raw prawn(s) : 24 whole
  • Jalapeno chilli(s)  : 6 whole
  • Red pepper(s) : 2 whole
  • Yellow pepper(s) : 2 whole
  • Allspice : 10 g
  • White wine vinegar : 50 ml
  • Onion(s) : 1 whole
  • Garlic clove(s) : 3 whole
  • Lime(s) : 3 whole
  • Paprika : 10 g
  • Maldon salt : 3 pinch(es)
  • Frying oil : 100 ml
Method
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    De-vein the prawns,
    Peel the onion and finely dice and garlic,
    Chop the chilli into fine dice, keep the seeds in, its supposed to be fiery!
    Cut the peppers into strips roughly the same size as the prawns.
    Heat a large frying pan, add the oil and when smoking add the peppers, cook for a minute then add the prawns and chilli's. Cook till they start to turn pink then add the onion,garlic, paprika, allspice and salt, cook for another minute then add the vinegar, stir well and remove from the heat,squeeze the juice of 1 lime over the top and cut the rest into segments to serve alongside.

Chef's tip

«Always use whole prawns for this dish as the flavour is kept in by the shell of the prawn.»

A classic Caribbean recipe of prawns, spices and hot chilli peppers!

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  • Preparation  15mins
  • Cooking time  7mins
  • Rest time  2mins

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