Banish dull shrimp cocktail for something zestier

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Banish dull shrimp cocktail for something zestier

This recipe for Carribbean Shrimp Skewers uses pre-cooked shrimp which get tossed with a zesty Jamaican-style seasoning blend and skewered with cubes of mango and cucumber.

Banish dull shrimp cocktail for something zestier

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This recipe for Carribbean Shrimp Skewers uses pre-cooked shrimp which get tossed with a zesty Jamaican-style seasoning blend and skewered with cubes of mango and cucumber.
Caribbean Shrimp Skewers

Start to finish: 30 minutes
Servings: Makes 24 skewers


Ingredients:


1 teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon ground allspice
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon dry ginger
½ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
½ teaspoon salt
10 ounces peeled and deveined cooked medium shrimp
6 Peppadew peppers, quartered
2 mangoes, peeled and cubed
½ English cucumber, cut in half-moon slices

Method:


In a medium bowl, stir together the garlic powder, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, thyme, cayenne, black pepper and salt. Pat dry the shrimp (this will help the spices stick), then toss in the spice mixture.
On 4-inch skewers or picks, place a piece of pepper, then a piece of mango, a piece of cucumber and finally 3 spiced shrimp.

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