Cayenne-Spiced Shrimp

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Cayenne-Spiced Shrimp

Cayenne-Spiced Shrimp
Servings 4


  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 lb shrimp jumbo, peeled


  • 1. Insert a wooden skewer into each shrimp.

    2. Combine cinnamon, black pepper, salt, cayenne, brown sugar, and mustard; stir well to combine. Coat the shrimp with the spice mixture.

    3. Place the shrimp and any remaining spice mixture in a zip-top bag. Refrigerate the shrimp at least 15 minutes and up to 24 hours.

    4. Preheat broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and arrange the shrimp on the baking sheet.

    5. Broil shrimp in the middle of the oven until cooked, about 10 minutes.

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