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Grilled Jerk Shrimp Skewers with Mango-Avocado Salsa

A Quick and Easy Dish

GMA Recipes Appetizer
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

These shrimp skewers are a great last-minute addition to any summer barbecue.


  • Grilled Shrimp
  • 40 jumbo shrimp, deveined and shelled
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons Jamaican jerk (or Caribbean spice blend)
  • 10 wooden skewers, soaked for 1 hour in water
  • Salsa
  • 2 Mangos, diced
  • 2 Avocados, diced
  • 1/2 cup Cherry or Grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 Tbsp. Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. Honey
  • 1 tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    For salsa, gently mix all ingredients in a bowl and serve in bowl on side.

    Combine olive oil, orange juice and jerk spice in a large bowl. Add shrimp and let marinate for 20 to 30 minutes. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Remove shrimp from marinade and place four shrimp per skewer.

    Season the skewers with salt and pepper to taste and grill until just cooked through, two to three minutes per side.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: shrimp, mangos, avocados, cilantro

    Course: Appetizer/Starter, Party Platter, Sauces and marinades

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