Fresh Oysters with Star Fruit and Kiwi Caipirinha Granita

By , March 04, 2011

oysters with caipinha granita

Yield: 12 portions


  • 6 oz.
    Cachaça, premium, Brazilian
  • 3 ea.
    Kiwi, peeled and chopped
  • 3 ea.
    Star fruit, seeded and chopped
  • 1 1/2
    Sugar, just enough to balance fruit flavors
  • 1 Tbsp.
    Pineapple sage, finely chopped
  • to taste
    Black pepper, freshly cracked
  • to taste
    Sea Salt


Star fruit and kiwi brunois, as garnish, seasoned with salt and pepper

  1. Place the lime wedges, sugar, and chopped cilantro in a bowl and muddle well or use a food processor. Add the Cachaça, salt and pepper and mix it well then pulse it.
  2. Place it in a shallow pan and freeze it, scraping with a fork every hour until it is completely frozen and fluffy.
  3. To serve, place a spoon full of the granite over the oyster.
  4. Garnish with sprigs of micro cilantro.
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