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Jerk Shrimp with Sweet Potato and Black Beans


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  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons jerk seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 sweet potato, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 jalapeño chile pepper, seeded and minced (wear plastic gloves when handling)
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • Chopped cilantro


Servings 4


Step 1

In a large bowl, toss together the shrimp and jerk seasoning. Heat a wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil. When hot, add the shrimp. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes, or until they turn pink. Remove from the wok. Add the sweet potato to the wok and cook for 4 minutes, or until tender. Stir in the beans, garlic, chile pepper, and scallions. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Stir in the shrimp and orange juice. Heat for 30 seconds. Served garnished with the cilantro.

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