Sautéed Shrimp and Star Fruit

Revised 2013 May 01

4 servings


1 pound shrimp, preferably small
3 small star fruit, preferably medium-sweet, about 2 ounces each
2 1/2 tablespoons butter
salt and white pepper, to taste
1 pinch sugar
1 1/2 tablespoon lime juice


Shell and de-vein shrimp. If they're not small, half lengthwise.

Cut tips off the star fruit, then slice 1/8 inch thick.

Heat 2 tbsp. butter in large nonstick sauté pan. Add shrimp, star fruit slices, salt, pepper, and sugar. Sauté for a minute or two, until shrimp are pink. Add lime juice and toss.

Remove from heat; stir in remaining butter. Taste and season. Serve at once.

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