Skewered Shrimp on Sugar Cane

  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings


  • 2 lbs Shrimp, cleaned and peeled
  • 12 inch Sugar Cane
  • 3 Mango, seeded and diced
  • 6 Limes, julienned lime zest, juice reserved
  • 1 bunch fresh Coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Caribbean Rub
  • 1 Tbsp Molasses
  • 1/2 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground Black Pepper
  • Skewers, soaked in water


Rub shrimp with Caribbean seasoning then skewer. Let sit for 10 minutes. Peel sugar cane and slice on the bias razor thin. Prepare a wood or charcoal fire and let it burn down to embers. In a mixing bowl combine lime zest, mango, coriander and ginger. Add half of the reserved lime juice and the molasses and mix well. Add the sugar cane and let rest for 15 minutes. Remove sugar cane from marinade and grill 1 minute on both sides. Grill shrimp 2 minutes on each side. Place shrimp on sugar cane and drizzle with marinade.