Who doesn’t love a grilled skewer in the summertime? Add fresh local shrimp and rum – now it’s a party!


For marinade

2.5 lbs shrimp, peeled with tails on

2 tbsp vegetable oil

2 tbsp dark rum

2 tbsp lemon or lime juice

2-3 cloves garlic minced

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

1/4 tsp salt

For glaze

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

2 tbsp dark rum

2 tbsp oil


Mix the oil, rum, lemon or lime juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, and salt together.

Pour this marinade over the shrimp.

Cover, refrigerate and let marinate for 30-60 minutes.

Skewer shrimp. Mix glaze and brush on shrimp prior to grilling/ broiling.

Grill 3 minutes each side or until shrimp is opaque.