Grilled Jerk Prawns and Pineapple Skewers

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Grilled Jerk Prawns and Pineapple Skewers is a great one to make during summer. Hot and spicy jerk prawns plus juicy, sweet and fresh pineapples on a stick — a great appetiser to tease those taste buds!

Grilled Jerk Prawns and Pineapple Skewers is a great one to make during summer. Hot and spicy jerk prawns plus juicy, sweet and fresh pineapples on a stick — a great appetiser to tease those taste buds!

serves
5-6
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
21
difficulty
Easy
rating (click to rate)
5.0 based on 3 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

Grilled Jerk Prawns and Pineapple Skewers:

  • 20-25 Prawns peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup Jerk Marinade
  • 2 Slices Pineapple cut into 1/2 inch pieces

Jerk Marinade:

  • 1 Scotch Bonnet Pepper
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Ginger grated
  • 2 Green Onions
  • 1 tbsp Thyme chopped
  • 1 All Spice
  • 3/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 3/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp White Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Dark Rum
  • 1/2 Orange juice and zest
  • 1 Lime juice and zest


Method

Grilled Jerk Prawns and Pineapple Skewers

  1. Marinate the prawns in the half of the jerk marinade for at least 20 minutes and up to over night.
  2. Skewer the prawns and pineapple and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Jerk Marinade

  1. Puree everything in a food processor.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Grilled Jerk Prawns and Pineapple Skewers is not suitable for freezing.
  • Scotch bonnet peppers can be a little hot so you may want to start by adding half a pepper, test the heat level and continue adding more until the marinade is as hot as you want.

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