Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 12 large shrimp

  2. 2 lemons -- zested and juiced

  3. 2 limes -- zested and juiced

  4. 1 jalapeno pepper -- diced

  5. 1 tablespoon white peppercorns -- crushed

  6. 1 tablespoon coarse salt

  7. 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  8. 1 tablespoon olive oil

  9. 1 teaspoon sliced ginger root

  10. 2 starfruit -- sliced crosswise

  11. 2 ounces rum

  12. STEP ONE: The zest is the colored part of the lemon and lime rind. Use a vegetable peeler to remove it, then chop it finely.

  13. STEP TWO: Peel shrimp and butterfly by cutting lengthwise so that shrimp open like a book and lie almost flat. Don't cut them in half.

  14. STEP THREE: Combine lemon and lime zest, jalapeno, and white peppercorns and set aside.

  15. 3 tablespoons are left. Add the salt and zest mixture. Cook for one more minute and remove from heat. Moisten with

  16. 1 tablespoon olive oil and let cool.

  17. STEP FIVE: Press the mixture onto both sides of the butterflied shrimp, then sear in olive oil. Cook for one minute, then add the starfruit and ginger. Add the rum, swirl it around in the pan for a few seconds, and serve.


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