Jerk Shrimp with Grilled Onion, Avocado, and Mango Salsa

Jerk Shrimp with Grilled Onion, Avocado, and Mango Salsa Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Spicy Jamaican jerk seasoning gives this grilled shrimp recipe a hot kick. Pair with our Caribbean-inspired mango salsa to help cool your taste buds.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Coastal Living


1 mango, peeled and finely chopped
1/2 avocado, finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 pounds unpeeled large raw shrimp
1 red onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons Jamaican Jerk Rub


Combine first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl, and set salsa aside.

Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein. Toss shrimp and onion with oil in a large bowl, sprinkle with Jamaican Jerk Rub, and toss to coat. Grill shrimp and onion over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 6 minutes, or just until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Chop onion and add to salsa mixture, stirring gently. Serve shrimp with salsa.

David Bonom,

Coastal Living

January 2009
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