Jerk Shrimp and Scallops



  • 1 pound of shrimp
  • 1 pound of scallops
  • 2 mini bell peppers or habanero pepper
  • ½ large red onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 scallion (diced)
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons Jamaican allspice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 7 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • squeezed lime juice


  1. Add bell peppers, onions, garlic, scallion, white vinegar, soy sauce, sea salt, black pepper, ginger, Jamaican allspice, brown sugar, nutmeg, thyme, and lime juice to a high-speed blender and blend until completely incorporated.
  2. Heat jerk sauce in a large skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes; add scallops and shrimp to the hot pan and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from stove and serve this with coconut rice and plantains. (You can also pick out the side of your choice with this dish)
  4. Enjoy and don’t forget to hashtag, #dinnerwithtayo.

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