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Kahlua Shrimp Jerk with Red Peppers on Angel Hair Pasta

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Category: Shellfish

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Medium shrimp


5 oz Jerk sauce
2 oz Honey
1 oz Kahlua; or more to taste
2 Garlic cloves; minced
2 tb Fresh flat-leaf parsley;
2 tb Fresh cilantro leaves;
1 tb Fresh basil leaves; ribbon
1 ts Fresh thyme leaves; or more
-to taste
Red pepper flakes; optional
-to taste

1 pk Dark brown vegetarian
-bouillon; or beef bouillon
1/2 ts Cornstarch
1/2 Red bell pepper; diced
1/2 ts Worcestershire sauce;
-optional to taste

Vegetable cooking spray
6 oz Angel hair pasta; or more
2 1/4 c Chopped broccoli; steamed
Fresh herbs; optional

1. Peel the shrimp. Salt-wash for about 4 to 5 minutes. Butterfly and

2. Combine marinade ingredients in a non-reactive bowl. Taste and increase
sweetness, if desired, with additional kahlua. Add the shrimp to the
marinade. Toss to coat. The marinade should cover the shrimp. Set aside to
'bloom' for 30 to 60 minutes.

3. Drain the shrimp, retaining the marinade. Add the bouillon and
cornstarch to the marinade; stir until dissolved.

4. Spray a wok and heat it over a high burner. Stir fry the shrimp quickly,
draining any moisture that collects so that the shrimp sear. When pink,
push shrimp up the walls of the wok. Add the marinade and allow to bubble
until the edges turn translucent (less than 1 minute). Thin the sauce with
water (preferrably from the pasta or vegetable). Reduce the heat and add
the red bell pepper additional herbs if using. Taste and add Worcestershire
sauce, if you desire. Serve at once on pasta with vegetable on the side.

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