Whiskey Jerked Shrimp Recipe

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Serves 4
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Use Russell’s Reserve Rye Whiskey and Jerk seasoning to make a spicy, tropical inspired shrimp dish. Our Whiskey Jerked Shrimp is easy to make in your frying pan and so delicious! Serve as an appetizer at a party or with gumbo as a main dish. Try topping with a mango salsa for even more fresh flavor.


  • 1 lb LGCM Raw Shrimp
  • 4 Tbsp Russell’s Reserve Rye Kentucky Straight Rye 6 Year Whiskey
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice (freshly squezzed)
  • 1 Tbsp Caribbean Jerk Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper (black pepper)


  1. In a medium bowl, add shrimp, Caribbean jerk seasoning, whiskey, lemon juice, salt & pepper.

  2. Mix together and let sit for 20 minutes.

  3. In a sauté pan, add olive oil & heat pan to medium heat.

  4. Add butter to the pan, and when the butter is almost melted add the shrimp.

  5. Cook the shrimp for 4 minutes, or until they turn a white color and are cooked all the way through.

  6. Remove Shrimp from the sauté pan & enjoy!

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