Hot Jamaican Pepper Shrimp


A Jamaican delicacy that whets the palate, whether it is purchased on the road side or at the Wyndham Hole in Kingston. Here are the ingredients to make tasty pepper shrimp.


5 lb. shrimps (left in shells)

2 cloves garlic

1 cup cooking oil

2 tsp. salt

2 scotch bonnet peppers

2 tbsp. vinegar

3 pimento seeds (crushed)



1. Put oil, garlic, salt and pepper to heat in a dutch pot.

2. Add shrimps and stir for 5 minutes.

3. Sprinkle crushed pimento seeds to mixture

4. Add vinegar and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Serves 6-8