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Star Shrimp

1 pound Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup Florida green onions
1/2 cup Florida orange juice
3 cloves Florida garlic
1/3 cup soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh Florida ginger
1/4 cup sherry
2-3 Florida carambolas, sliced
2 tablespoons Florida sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon butter


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Combine orange juice, soy sauce, sherry, sugar, green onion, garlic and ginger in a blender and process. Marinate the shrimp in the sauce for 1-2 hours. Strain the marinade from shrimp and reserve. Thread shrimp & carambola on skewers. Grill or pan fry 2-3 minutes or until opaque in center. Combine cornstarch and the reserved marinade; mix well and bring to a boil. Add butter and remove from heat; serve sauce over shrimp kabobs.

Yield: 5 servings

Nutritional Information: Calories: 211, Protein: 20 g, Carbohydrates: 62 g, Fat - Total: 4.25 g, Saturated Fat: 1.75 g, Vitamin C: 32 mg

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