Spiced Rum-Glazed Shrimp Will Make You Feel Like You’re On Vacation

Spiced rum-glazed shrimp is a mouthwatering dish that combines succulent shrimp with a flavorful glaze infused with the enticing essence of spiced rum. It’s a culinary masterpiece that elevates the taste of shrimp to new heights, creating a harmonious balance of sweet and savory notes. Get ready to indulge in a dish that will make you feel like you’re on vacation!

Imagine yourself lounging on a pristine white sandy beach, the warm sun kissing your skin, and the refreshing sea breeze caressing your face. Now, close your eyes and envision the vibrant flavors and enticing aromas that fill the air. That’s precisely what this dish brings to the table.

The star of this recipe is succulent shrimp, bathed in a tantalizing glaze infused with the rich, aromatic notes of spiced rum. Every bite will transport your taste buds to a faraway paradise, where the blend of spices and spirits tantalizes your palate and ignites your senses.

As the shrimp sizzle in the pan, releasing a mouthwatering aroma, the glaze caramelizes, creating a luscious and sticky coating that perfectly complements the delicate sweetness of the seafood. The combination of flavors is nothing short of a symphony, with each ingredient playing its part to perfection.

Spiced Rum-Glazed Shrimp Recipe

Spiced Rum-Glazed Shrimp Recipe

These easy shrimp are an instant weeknight favorite. Don’t have a grill or grill pan? No worries! These will be just as delicious cooked in a skillet.
Prep time: 10 minsTotal time: 35 minsYields: 4 – 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1/3 c. sweet chili sauce
  • 1/4 c. soy sauce
  • 1/4 c. Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced, for garnish


Step 1

Place shrimp in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons of olive oil, sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, rum, garlic, lime juice, and red pepper flakes. Add 3/4 of the marinade to the bowl of shrimp and let marinate in the refrigerator for 15 to 30 minutes.

Step 2

Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in a large pan or grill pan over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook on one side until golden, about 2 minutes. Using tongs, flip the shrimp, then brush with the remaining marinade. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes more.

Step 3

Garnish with green onions and serve immediately.

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