Jerk Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa, Slaw and Pina Colada Crema from

Spicy grilled jerk shrimp tacos with grilled pineapple salsa, slaw and cool and creamy (and rummy) pina colada crema.

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Marinate Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
  • 1 pound (16-20) shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup jerk marinade
  • 2 cups cabbage, sliced
  • 1/2 cup pina colada crema (see below)
  • 12 small corn tortillas, warmed
  • 2 cups grilled pineapple salsa
  1. Marinate the shrimp in the the jerk marinade for at least 20 minutes and up to over night.
  2. Skewer the shrimp and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 1-3 minutes per side.
  3. Toss the cabbage in half of the crema.
  4. Assemble tacos by placing the slaw on the tortillas, followed by the pineapple salsa and shrimp finally topping with a drizzle of crema.

Pina Colada Crema

All of the flavours of pina colada in a crema that is perfect for jerk tacos and other Caribbean inspired dishes!

Servings: 1 cup

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (or Greek yogurt)
  • 3 tablespoons pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons coconut cream
  • 1 tablespoon rum (or 1 teaspoon rum extract) (optional)
  1. Puree everything in a food processor and enjoy!