Appetizer

Bahama Breeze Roasted Jerk Shrimp

 

Appetizer

Bahama Breeze Roasted Jerk Shrimp

If your skin is at all sensitive, use gloves to handle the chile.

1/2 cup beer

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

1/2 teaspoon minced Scotch bonnet or other hot chile pepper

1 teaspoon chopped garlic

1 teaspoon thyme leaves

1 tablespoon sliced green onion

3/4 pound medium shrimp

4 tablespoons butter, melted

Small Cuban or French baguette

Heat oven to 500 degrees.

Place beer, allspice, chile, garlic and thyme in a 1-quart baking dish. Add shrimp. Drizzle with the melted butter. Slice bread into 1-inch rounds.

Place the shrimp dish and the bread separately on middle rack of oven. Cook until the shrimp is bubbling hot and has turned color and bread is crisp, less than 5 minutes. Serve immediately. Makes 2 servings.

Per serving: 560 calories (45 percent from fat), 28 g fat (16 g saturated, 7 g monounsaturated), 320 mg cholesterol, 40 g protein, 35 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 605 mg sodium.

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