Grilled Jerk Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

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Spicy grilled jerk marinated shrimp and sweet and juicy pineapple skewers! Hot and spicy jerk shrimp along with sweet and juicy pineapple on a stick is a fabulous combo!

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Grilled Jerk Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

Spicy grilled jerk marinated shrimp and sweet and juicy pineapple skewers!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Jamaican
Keyword pineapple, shrimp
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinate time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 20-25 or 16-20 shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup jerk marinade
  • 2 slices pineapple cut into 1/2 inch pieces

For jerk marinade

  • 1 + scotch bonnet pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ginger grated
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 tablespoon thyme chopped
  • 1 tablespoon allspice
  • 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1/2 orange juice and zest
  • 1 lime juice and zest

Instructions

  • Marinate the shrimp in the the half of the jerk marinade for at least 20 minutes and up to over night, skewer the shrimp and pineapple and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.

For jerk marinade

  • Puree everything in a food processor.