Caribbean Jerk-Spiced Shrimp

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Caribbean Jerk-Spiced Shrimp
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 30 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 tablespoon
dried Basil
1 tablespoon
ground allspice
1 teaspoon
ground Nutmeg
1 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
fresh thyme (minced)
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
ground cilantro
½ teaspoon
freshly ground Black pepper (to taste)
¼ cup
good quality olive oil
¼ cup
low-sodium soy sauce
¾ cup
½ cup
2 tablespoons
1
Jalapeño (peppers)
1
medium onion (minced)
2 cloves
garlic (peeled and minced)
6 cups
large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
1
fresh Lime (or lemon)
wooden or metal Skewer

Preparation steps

1.
Set up grill or broiler and preheat to medium-high heat.
2.
Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine the first 10 ingredients. Gradually whisk in the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, orange juice and lime juice. Fold in peppers, onions, and garlic, mixing until fully incorporated. Set over medium heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
3.
Thread the shrimp onto skewers, and season with salt and pepper. Grill until opaque and cooked through, about 2 minutes each side. Drizzle the sauce over both sides of the shrimp, reserving left over sauce for dipping. Serve immediately.