Papaya and Shrimp Salad

Papaya Salad With Shrimp

Papaya salad made with spicy shrimp is the perfect appetizer or can be served as a main course. Great for BBQ's or the dinner table.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Jamaican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 138 kcal


  • 1/1 lb Shrimp Raw, and Deveined EZ peel
  • 1/4 cup Apricot Brandy
  • 1 Small Papaya Ripe (peeled and cubed)
  • 1/4 cup Meyers Dark Rum
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Salt
  • 1 tbsp Annatto
  • 1 tbsp Grace Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
  • 2 whole Bay Leaves
  • 2 stalks Green Onions Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Vinegar


  1. Marinate cubed papaya in apricot brandy and Meyers rum and refrigerate.

  2. Season shrimp with jerk sauce garlic salt green onions and bay leaves.

  3. In a Dutch oven or heavy frying pan add coconut oil to medium heat until hot. Add annatto to Hot oil. Turn heat up on high. 

  4. Add shrimp with all seasoning and stir-fry until shrimp is a pale pink do not overcook. Turn heat off and add vinegar and stir well for approx 5 mins. Let cool.

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