Pasta with Seared Shrimp, Grapes, Citrus and Rum
Recipe type: Lunch
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
  • •12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • •1/4 teaspoon salt
  • •1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • •2 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • •1 cup red grapes, sliced
  • •1 tablespoon slivered lime zest
  • •1 jalapeno pepper sliced into slivers
  • •1 teaspoon slivered ginger
  • •3 tablespoons dark rum
  • •2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • •1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  1. Pat the shrimp dry and season with the salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a large, nonstick skillet or saute pan over meduim-high heat.
  3. Sear the shrimp in the hot oil until they are bright pink and curling, about 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the grapes, lemon zest, lime zest, jalapeno and ginger.
  5. Pour on the rum, being careful to keep your hands and face away from any flame. Simmer for 1 minute.
  6. Stir in the brown sugar, lemon juice and lime juice and simmer until the sauce is slightly syrupy and the shrimp are just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes.
Recipe by What's Cooking, Mexico? at