Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Roebuck Girls' Recipes

Jamaican Cabbage and Shrimp

3 servings


15 minutes

active time

35 minutes

total time


1 pound Large Shrimp (peeled and deveined)

2-3 bacon slices (cut in 3-4 pieces)

2 tablespoons or more olive oil

1 whole green or yellow pepper

1 teaspoons paprika

1-2 teaspoons thyme

Onion powder

2 teaspoons minced garlic

½ teaspoon all spice

1 small head cabbage (chopped, about 5 to 6 cups)

1- teaspoon chicken bouillon (optional)

Salt and pepper to taste


Slice or chop cabbage then set aside.

Heat up a large skillet with about 1 -2 Tablespoons oil .Add shrimp then Lightly season shrimp with salt, and your favorite seasonings. Some of the options are jerk seasoning, creole seasoning or any herbs or seasonings on hand.

Sauté for about 3 -5 minutes shrimp set aside.

In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté bacon until brown and crisp this may take about 3-5 minutes. Set bacon aside if desired and add towards the end

There will be some bacon drippings left in the pan (not more than 1-2 tablespoons)leave the drippings.

Add thyme, onions powder, garlic, peppers, paprika, and allspice.

Saute for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent any burns.

Then add cabbage, chicken bouillon(Optional) and pepper, continue stirring to incorporate all the ingredients. Let it cook for about 5 minutes or more depending on preference or how you like your cabbage cooked..

Adjust for seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve Cabbage top with sauté shrimp or on the side.


Serving Size



394 kcal

Total Fat

17 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat



390 mg


1337 mg

Total Carbohydrate

22 g

Dietary Fiber

8 g

Total Sugars

11 g


37 g

3 servings


15 minutes

active time

35 minutes

total time
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