Caribbean Shrimp Bites

A quick, easy and tasty appetizer for all to enjoy!

  • All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 32 pieces)
  • 1/2 cup Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro, finely chopped, divided
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1  Jalapeño pepper, finely chopped (about 1 tbsp.)
  • 16oz Fried Plantains 
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  1. In medium saucepot over medium-high heat, bring 2 cups water to boil; season with Adobo. Add shrimp. Remove pot from heat; cover tightly. Set pot aside until shrimp are pink, about 3 minutes. Drain shrimp and rinse under cold water until cool; set aside.
  2. In large zip-top bag (or non-reactive container with lid), combine lemon juice, olive oil, 2 tbsp. cilantro, onions and jalapeño pepper; season with Adobo. Submerge shrimp in lemon mixture; seal bag and transfer to refrigerator. Chill until shrimp absorb flavor of marinade, at least 2 hours, or up to 24 hours.
  3. To serve, remove shrimp from marinade, reserving ¼ cup marinade. Arranged cooked plantains on serving platter. Evenly divide shrimp among plantains; drizzle with reserved marinade. Sprinkle shrimp bites with avocado and remaining cilantro.

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