Spicy Sweet Sheet Pan Shrimp

Say that 10 times fast! Spicy Sweet Sheet Pan Shrimp might be a mouthful of a title…but it’s one you are going to enjoys chowing down on for sure! This beautiful dish is going to be a hit on the dinner table. It is simple to put together – just a little bit of veggie chopping, really. If you are like me and have been dreaming of a nice island getaway with all that is going on in the world – you need this dish in your life. And maybe a Lime Margarita or three!

Sweet Spicy Sheet Pan Shrimp

You could serve this dish up a few different ways. You could treat it like fajitas and serve it with some tortillas, sour cream and fresh made pico de gallo (tomatoes, white onion, jalepeno, cilantro and lime juice)! Or you could go for a “bowl” and serve it over rice. What I decided on was some rice noodles that I tossed in a little mixture of lime juice (1tbsp), cocoa aminos (1/4 cup) and fresh ginger (2 tsp).

Sweet Spicy Sheet Pan Shrimp with Rice Noodles

I know that Shrimp and seafood is not everyone’s favorite, but it really is great to get different things on your family’s plates. Seafood and shellfish is also a grea source of protein. Getting them to be adventurous with food is a great way to help them get adventurous in the world. Food is a gateway to different cultures and can really encourage kids to want to know more about different parts of the world. This dish is inspired by Jamaican Cuisine. The marinade has similar flavors to a Jamaican Jerk seasoning blend.


Spicy Sweet Sheet Pan Shrimp

Looking for an island getaway? Well you can pretend with this pineapple and jalapeno shrimp dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Marinade Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 lb Large Shrimp peeled
  • 1 Pineapple cut into ¼ rounds
  • ½ Red Onion cut in 1-in pieces
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper cut in 1-in pieces
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper cut in 1-in pieces
  • 1 Jalapeno seeded and sliced
  • ½ cup Cilantro chopped

For Marinade

  • 1 9oz can Pineapple Juice
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Parsley


  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • In a small bowl, combine all marinade ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, combine all remaining ingredients and pour in marinade mixture. Toss until evenly coated. Cover an place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes (not more than 3 hours).
  • Preheat oven to 400 deg. On a large baking sheet (you could use two smaller ones), evenly spread out shrimp and vegetable mixture. Place in oven and cook for 20 minutes.


You could serve this over rice or with tortillas (like a fajita) 

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here: AVAILABLE IN PRINT OR KINDLE eBOOK VERSIONS.

8 thoughts on “Spicy Sweet Sheet Pan Shrimp

  1. Life Diet Health – Sunny Suffolk, UK – Hello! I’m Laurena, a Vegan Recipe Creator & PN Nutrition Coach living in England. Previously I have worked as head chef both in a small local café, at the main restaurant of a major port and everything inbetween including bespoke dinner parties and on-site catering for films and events. Oh, not to mention creating award-winning chocolates! <!--more continue reading--> When I began to suffer from several chronic illnesses, I changed my whole lifestyle and now eat a wholefood plant-based diet, with minimal processed foods! As a plant-based chef, I create exciting new recipes, tweak existing recipes or reinvent traditional recipes to suit your needs. What recipe would you like me to create for you?
    Life Diet Health says:

    Haha Estelle… I don’t know about saying it ten times – just once is proving difficult! 😛 What a great sounding recipe which my boys would probably love. Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday.

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