Peel-And-Eat Hot Pepper Shrimp

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by MarraMamba

a seriously hot dish to be washed down with ice cold beer! normally made in jamaica with river crayfish, a terrific appetizer

Top Review by loof751

Woohoo - this shrimp is fantastic! Made just as directed and would not change a thing. These are spicy but not overly so and the cooking method is perfect. Thanks for sharing a great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine water, Scotch bonnet or habanero chiles, green onions, thyme, crushed garlic, salt, bay leaf, and allspice in heavy large saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes to blend flavors.
  2. Add shrimp and bring to boil. Remove pan from heat; let stand until cooked through, about 20 minutes. Drain, discarding liquid. Transfer shrimp to bowl and serve warm or at room temperature, allowing diners to peel their own shrimp.

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