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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Star Shrimp

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

5 servings

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Star Shrimp

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