Sweet and Spicy Jerk Shrimp


Get a taste of island life with Jamaican jerk-seasoned shrimp, juicy pineapple, roasted veggies, and spicy jalapenos. Serve over salad greens or, for a heartier meal, with cooked brown rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds large shrimp in shells

  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple slices packed in 100% juice, drained, and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 2 red bell peppers, cut into thin strips

  • 1 large red onion, sliced

  • 1 jalapeno pepper - halved lengthwise, seeded, and sliced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon Jamaican jerk seasoning

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice

  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line two 10x15-inch baking pans with foil.

  2. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp and pat dry.

  3. Gently toss shrimp together with pineapple, bell peppers, red onion, jalapeno, oil, and jerk seasoning in a large bowl. Divide mixture between the prepared pans.

  4. Roast in the preheated oven until shrimp are opaque, about 15 minutes.

  5. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with brown rice and lime wedges.

Cook's Note:

Thaw frozen shrimp before using.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

455 Calories
9g Fat
61g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 455
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 259mg 86%
Sodium 648mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 104mg 521%
Calcium 92mg 7%
Iron 6mg 33%
Potassium 554mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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