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Caribbean Curry Shrimp

Recipe By Kimberly Wood, Savory Spice customer


4 servings

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes

Recipe By Kimberly Wood, Savory Spice customer

This quick and spicy shrimp curry recipe is perfect for any weeknight meal. Bright bell peppers, spicy jalapenos, and citrusy Barrier Reef Caribbean Mix create a dynamic flavor that's sure to impress. Switch up the protein for chicken for a different Caribbean curry experience.

Serving Suggestions

Serve over rice, chopped cilantro, and lime wedges.


For shrimp:

1 lbs. large shrimp, peeled, deveined, and tails removed

2 Tbsp. rum

2 Tbsp. brown sugar

Juice of 2 limes

1 Tbsp. oil

For vegetables:

2 Tbsp. oil

1 jalapeno, deseeded and sliced

1 red bell pepper, sliced

1/2 yellow onion, sliced

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Barrier Reef Caribbean Mix Seasoning

    The citrus and chiles in this salt-free blend match the inviting warmth of the tropics to a tee. We call this a Caribbean style blend because the h...

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  • Vietnamese Sweet Lemon Curry

    The Vietnamese were introduced to curry by the people of India, and the influence of traditional yellow curry is apparent in this blend. However, b...

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  • Mayan Sea Salt

    Mayan Sea Salt has a clean appearance and flavor but is also an interesting tie to the ancient Mayan way of life. This sea salt was harvested off t...

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Step 1: Marinate shrimp

Combine Barrier Reef Caribbean Mix Seasoning, Vietnamese Sweet Lemon Curry, Mayan Sea Salt, rum, brown sugar, lime juice, and oil and toss in shrimp to coat. Let sit while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.

Step 2: Prepare curry

Over medium-high heat, add oil, peppers, and onion to a medium pan. Saute until veggies are softened, about 3 to 4 min. Add tomatoes and cook for an additional 2 min. Stir in shrimp and liquid and cook for 2 to 3 more min., or until shrimp is cooked through.