Recipe courtesy of Alex Garcia

Rum Glazed Shrimps

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  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 cups rum

1/2 cup molasses

Rind of 1/2 a lemon

1 cinnamon stick

24 star anise

4 peppercorns

12 jumbo shrimps

Extra virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, crushed

Salt and pepper


  1. In a saucepan combine rum, molasses, lemon rind, cinnamon, anise and peppercorns. Reduce until it becomes a glaze and set aside for later use. Brush the shrimps with olive oil on both sides. Then rub and season with garlic and salt and pepper to taste and grill. Arrange shrimps on a serving platter and drizzle with the rum glaze.