24 medium to large shrimp 24 cilantro leaves 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar 1 TSP each peeled ginger, minced 2 TSP lemongrass inner bulb, finely chopped lime zest, minced 1-1/2 cornstarch 1/4 TSP crushed red pepper Salt
Combine 1/3 cup water with vinegar, lemongrass, ginger, lime zest and crushed red pepper in small pan. Mix cornstarch with 1 TBSP water in a small bowl or cup, then whisk into pan with vinegar mixture. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Boil for 1 minute while stirring. Chill mixture in refrigerator. In a large pot, bring enough water for shrimp to a boil. Add shrimp and reduce to simmer shrimp until cooked, about 3 minutes. Drain shrimp, then arrange on a baking sheet. Refrigerate until partially chilled. Peel shrimp, leaving tail attached. Cut a slit on back of each shrimp, remove vein. Place a cilantro leave in cut of each shrimp, brush with glaze mixture and serve as an appetizer.