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Hot Pepper Shrimp


  • 1.5 cups water
  • 2 medium Jalapenos slit into halves
  • 2 green onions roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 2 heaped tablespoons All spice
  • 2 tablespoons garlic finely chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 sprigs Thyme
  • 1 lb shrimp de-veined but with shell on


  1. Bring water to boil in a sauce pan
  2. Add in spring onions, garlic, thyme, salt, all spice , chili flakes, jalapenos and bay leaf
  3. Simmer and allow it to cook for 10 - 12 minutes. Keep it covered and let the spices infuse their flavors in.
  4. Add in the shrimp, increase the heat and bring the shrimp to a boil and cook for 3- 4 minutes
  5. Put a colander into the kitchen sink and put the entire bubbling shrimp concoction into it to drain out the water.
  6. 6.Serve hot

Recipe Notes

You can change the recipe to suit your heat levels. I have used thai chillies with some splendid results.