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Shrimp in Papaya Boat

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 4-6
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Shrimp in Papaya Boat

Make this dish extra special by slicing and placing the papaya around the shrimp on a bed of lettuce to form a sun.

Caribbean, Salad, Quick and Easy, Summer, Shellfish

Directions for: Shrimp in Papaya Boat


2 medium papayas, cut in half, peeled and deseeded

1 1/2- 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail intact

3 Tbsp butter

1 Tbsp pureed garlic

2 Tbsp parsley, rinsed and chopped

2 Tbsp or chives, finely chopped

1 Tbsp red bell peppers, finely chopped

1 Tbsp yellow bell peppers, finely chopped

3-4 tablespoons vegetable bouillon


1. In a frying pan, heat batter. Do not allow to burn. Add garlic, parsley and scallion. Saute. Add vegetable bouillon. When heated through, add shrimp turning frequently so as to be completely covered with mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes, do not overcook. Add bell peppers. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Place papaya half on a plate. Add shrimp mixture to the centre.

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