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jamaican jerk shrimp recipe
Jerk Shrimp Skewers
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins

Jerk Shrimp Skewers are tender and spicy, made with fresh shrimp marinated in flavorful Jamaican jerk seasoning, then grilled until they're crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Jamaican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 189 kcal
Author: DishingDelish.com
  • 1 1/2 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 tbsp Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce gluten free
  1. Submerge bamboo skewers in water and soak them for 30 minutes.

  2. While the skewers are soaking, in a large bowl whisk together jerk seasoning, olive oil, lime juice, and soy sauce. Add shrimp and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator until the skewers are done soaking.

  3. Take the skewers out and discard water. Place 4-5 shrimp on each skewer until all shrimp are skewered.

  4. Grill shrimp for 10 minutes on each side, or until the shrimp is no longer opaque and reaches an internal temperature of 145F.

Recipe Notes

Click on the time in the instructions to start a timer!

Bamboo skewers have to be soaked in water before grilling. This prevents them from catching on fire. 

Nutrition Facts
Jerk Shrimp Skewers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 189 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 286mg95%
Sodium 1114mg48%
Potassium 175mg5%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 1186IU24%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 178mg18%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.