Jamaican pasta with shrimp & vegetables

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 lb shrimp, cleaned and de-veined

1/4 cup vinegar

2 cups water

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup scallion, chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 sprig thyme

1 whole scotch bonnet pepper, chopped

1/4 cup green sweet pepper, julienne

1/4 cup red sweet pepper, julienne

1/4 cup okra, sliced

1 medium tomato, diced

1/2 cup carrots, julienne

1 tbsp soy sauce

1/2 cup string beans, julienne

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp Caribbean traditions black pepper

1 packet spaghetti, boiled and drained

1/2 cup chicken stock

1/2 cup coconut milk

1/4 cup broccoli, chopped


  • Wash shrimp in a solution of vinegar and water. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet. Saute scallion, onion, garlic, thyme and scotch bonnet pepper for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in shrimp and cook until shrimps turn pink in colour. Add sweet peppers, okra, tomato, carrots, soy sauce and string beans.
  • Stir well, then season with salt and black pepper. Fold in the spaghetti, then pour in chicken stock and coconut milk.
  • Allow to simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Add broccoli, heat through, and then serve immediately.

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