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MetroCaribbean Lunch Menu: Spicy Butter and Garlic Shrimp

1 Jun

Today, MetroCaribbean features a Spicy Butter and Garlic Shrimp recipe from Dwaine Joseph  a chef who is originally from the island of Antigua but now residing in the UK.


1 doz Shrimp (your choice of size and with shell or without shell)

1 stick butter

3 tbsp paprika

3 tbsp cilantro finely chopped

1 hot pepper finely diced

3 cloves of garlic finely dice

1 tbsp ketchup

1 tbsp lime juice

Salt and pepper to taste

2 tbsp white wine



Season shrimp with salt, pepper and paprika and set aside.

In a medium skillet or frying pan melt butter over medium heat, add garlic and cook for 3 mins but remember to keep stirring to prevent the garlic from burning.  Add the wine and cook for 3 more minutes, add ketchup and lime juice cook for 3 more minutes then add shrimp and hot peppers and cook until they turn pink. Turn off the heat and add cilantro then serve with garlic bread or your choice of side.


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Caribbean Airlines aircraft forces JetBlue to abort takeoff at JFK

20 Jan


A Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-800, arriving from Georgetown, Guyana, on Saturday night, reportedly failed to stop short of a runway at New York’s JFK International Airport as instructed and caused a JetBlue Airbus A320-200 to abort its takeoff at high speed.

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Antiguan film makes its UK debut

16 Dec


The Skin by HAMAFilms will make history this week by becoming the first feature film from Antigua and Barbuda to be screened in the United Kingdom, when it premieres on Thursday.

Filmed on location in Antigua and Barbuda, The Skin, Continue reading

Marlon Roudette tops German Music Charts

30 Jul

Marlon is a song writer and musician based in London, UK. He was the front man for the group Mattafix and is currently releasing his second solo album. Congratulations to Marlon Roudette for being Number 1 on the charts in Germany!

St Vincent PM visits historical exhibition at the House of Commons in London

9 May

 A unique exhibition was on display last week at the House of Commons in London, focusing on the testimonies of three generations of people from St Vincent and the Grenadines who have settled in High Wycombe in England. This multicultural town with its history enriched by a fascinating story of immigration makes Continue reading

Bajan film sensation ‘KUWTJ’ wows Birmingham

21 Mar

The UK premiere of the new film from the Caribbean “Keeping Up With The Joneses: The Movie” took place at the Drum Arts Centre in Birmingham last night. The comedy-thriller had the audience laughing throughout with its well crafted script and finely delivered humour. Distributed by Sankofa Televisual, KUWTJ: The Movie is amongst the first Caribbean film premieres in the UK for 2014 and this screening also saw the film’s director (Rommel Hall) fly in specially from Barbados to be Continue reading

Increased demand prompts British Airways to increase airlift to Antigua-Barbuda

20 Feb

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has announce that, as demand from the UK market continues to rebound for the twin-island state, British Airways will increase services to its top winter hotspots, with extra capacity beginning October 26, 2014. Antigua and Barbuda will see a ten percent increase in Continue reading