Prep Time: 20 min
Jamaican Curry Shrimp

Cook time: 25 min

Serves: 4


Tangy and Sweet Jamaican-style Curried Shrimp with Corn Rice


  • 1 lb medium shrimp cleaned and deveined
  • Jamaican fish rub spice (see note)
  • Jamaican curry powder (2 T)
  • 2 T each olive oil & butter
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 red onion chopped 
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped in 2-3" strips
  • 2 T ketchup
  • 1/2 C water
  • handful each of par-cooked cut corn,  peas, baby carrots, fresh green beans
  • scotch bonnet (pierced few times with fork and left in while cooking, then removed)
  • salt  & pepper


  1. Wash and season shrimp with Jamaican fish rib, salt and pepper (sprinkle on lightly to moderately)
  2. In large stainless pan, heat the oil and butter on medium heat; when warm add the curry powder and let burn to caramel (3-4 minutes).
  3. Add  garlic, onion and bell pepper and stir fry with the curry mixture until cooked down (about 5 minutes)
  4. Add ketchup and water. Cook together for 2-3 minutes. Sauce should be consitency of gravy - add more water as needed. Add the scotch bonnet.
  5. Add shrimp and mix together for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Then add beans, other veg and and cover with lid for 5 minutes. 
  7. Remove from heat and keep covered until serving .
  8. Serve over rice that has been cooked with a stalk's worth of cut corn.
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