(WSVN) - Jamaica is known for cool island vibes and super spicy dishes. Now, you can recreate that flavor right in your kitchen. Time to grab a Bite With Belkys.

The Chef: Dennis Kerr
The Restaurant: Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen, Miami
The Dish: Fever Grass Shrimp Skewers

4 each peeled, deveined shrimp
sugarcane sticks (to skewer shrimp)
1 oz diced onion
4 oz peeled diced Roma tomato
6 oz lemongrass infused coconut milk (bring coconut milk with chopped lemongrass stick to low boil; turn off heat and steep for 10-15 minutes; strain.)
1/2 oz chopped scallion
sprinkle of picked thyme
dash of hot sauce (to taste)
1/2 oz toasted coconut flakes
garlic oil

Method of Preparation:

  • To prepare the sauce: in a warm pan, heat garlic oil and add onions, tomatoes and coconut milk. When sauce thickens, add scallions and hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Skewer shrimp on sugar cane sticks, season with garlic oil, salt and pepper. Place on grill and cook for about 2-3 minutes on both sides.

To Plate:
– Ladle thickened sauce on plate, top with shrimp skewers and pour remaining sauce on top. Serve with half grilled lemon.

Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen
316 NW 24th St.
Wynwood, FL 33127
(786) 334-5162

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