Persimmon Recipe

Sweet And Sour Shrimp With Persimmon

PersimmonDifficulty: easy
Prep time: 6 minutes
Cook time 5 minutes

Makes 4-5 skewers


1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 cup white wine vinegar

2 tablespoons honey

3 tablespoons water

1 teaspoon ginger, freshly grated

dash red chili flakes

1/4 teaspoon each salt and freshly ground pepper

1 persimmon, peeled and cut into wedges

2 tablespoons black sesame seeds

20 fresh cilantro leaves


Thread 4-5 shrimp on each skewer. In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil on medium-high heat. Quickly sear shrimp skewers 1 minute on each side and transfer to a plate.

In the same pan, turn the heat to low. Add vinegar, honey, water, ginger and chili flakes. Allow liquid to reduce by half, about 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat. Add persimmons and cilantro leaves. Add back shrimp skewers to the sauce to glaze and reheat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and garnish with cilantro leaves.