Jerk Shrimp Meatballs & Pineapple Dip

Here’s what you need

Making the meatball 

 1lb Shrimp (deveined and minced)

2 tbsp Lime juice 

1/3 c Red Onion

¼ c Chive (chopped finely)

1/8 c Pimento peppers (minced)

1/3 c Bell peppers /Sweet peppers

1/8 c Parsley (chopped finely) 

1/8c Garlic (minced)

1tsp Ginger (minced)

1 ½ tsp Jerk Seasoning 

1tbsp Brown sugar 

1/4c All-purpose flour 

1 egg 

2 dashes bitters or 1 tbsp dark rum 

Olive Oil for greasing the baking dish   

Pineapple Dip

1c Pineapple puree 

1 sprig Rosemary 

½ c Pineapple juice

¼ c Brown sugar 

Salt to taste 


Let’s make it 

  • Peel and devein shrimp – rinse gently under cold water 
  • Strain away from the water and add lime juice and mix well  
  • Using a food processor or hand chop – mince the shrimp and transfer to a mixing bowl 
  • Add all remaining ingredients and mix well – add salt to taste  
  • Add additional flour if required for more binding 
  • Form into 2-inch balls and place on greased baking tray about 1 inch apart 
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 8=10 mins 

Now the dip 

  • Place all ingredients into a sauce pan and reduce on low heat until thick 
  • Season to taste with salt 
  • A great snack for entertaining 😊