Spicy Jerk Shrimp

Spicy Jerk Shrimp

4 Reviews
From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Here's a shrimp sheet pan supper that's roasted and caramelized to perfection! The pineapple in this recipe makes a sweet sauce that balances the heat of the Jamaican jerk seasoning.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1½ pounds fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
  • 4 ( ¼ inch thick) slices peeled and cored fresh pineapple, halved
  • 2 cups bite-size strips red sweet pepper
  • 2 cups sliced red onions
  • 1 fresh jalapeño chile pepper, halved lengthwise, seeded and sliced (see Tip)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • ½ cup coarsely snipped fresh cilantro
  • 1⅓ cups hot cooked brown rice
  • Lime wedges


  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line two 15x10-inch baking pans with foil.
  2. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. In an extra-large bowl combine shrimp and the next six ingredients (through jerk seasoning); toss gently to coat. Divide mixture between the prepared pans. Roast 15 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.
  3. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with brown rice and lime wedges.
  • Tip: Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 5 ounces shrimp and 1 cup pineapple mixture
  • Per serving: 351 calories; 9 g fat(1 g sat); 5 g fiber; 37 g carbohydrates; 33 g protein; 62 mcg folate; 238 mg cholesterol; 12 g sugars; 2,078 IU vitamin A; 119 mg vitamin C; 134 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 411 mg sodium; 787 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (198% daily value), Vitamin A (42% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 4 lean protein, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, ½ fruit

Reviews 4

June 23, 2019
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By: Seblyn
This recipe was awesome! Really easy to make and tasted amazing. Had leftovers for lunch the next day!
May 05, 2019
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By: Julie Simaytis
Delicious! My husband enjoyed it, too, and the leftovers were very tasty!
January 30, 2019
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By: Alicia
The whole family loved it! Unfortunately, there were no leftovers...
January 17, 2019
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By: pakizerb
Delicious! I made my own seasoning since I couldn't find jerk seasoning. I'll definitely make this again.
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