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Jerk shrimp with grilled onion, avocado and mango salsa

May 3, 2011
By Capt. DICK MAY, Catch 'em and Cook 'em

1 mango, peeled and finely chopped

1/2 avocado, finely chopped

1/4 c. finely chopped red bell pepper

2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice

1 tsp. sugar

1/4 tsp. salt

2 lb. unpeeled large raw shrimp

1 red onion, cut into 1/4 inch thick slices

2 Tbsp. olive oil

3 Tbsp. Jamaican jerk rub

How to:

Combine mango, avocado, red bell pepper, cilantro, lime juice, sugar and salt in a medium bowl for salsa and set aside.

Peel the shrimp, leaving the tails on. Devein.

Toss the shrimp and onion with olive oil in a large bowl, sprinkle with Jamaican jerk rub and toss to coat.

Grill the shrimp and onion over medium-high heat for six minutes or just until the shrimp turns pink, turning once.

Chop the onion and add to the salsa mixture, stirring gently.

Serve the shrimp with the salsa.

Serves 4

Capt. Dick May is the owner of Easy Rider Charters in Bokeelia. He can be reached at 283-3247 or Capt. Dick’s Florida Gulf Coast Seafood and Much More (cookbook) $11.50 plus $2.50 postage can be ordered by calling the number above or by mailing to 7989 Judge Bean Road, Bokeelia, FL 33922. Make checks payable to Dick May.


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