“Compared to New York City, palates are not as immediately adventurous here; it can be hard to sell certain dishes. Diners have to trust you first. But if word gets out, before you know it you’re feeding them things they’ve never tried before, and they love it.”
Place shrimp in deep casserole or baking dish. Combine next 6 ingredients in a medium pot. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cover and let simmer about 10 minutes, allowing kaffir lime leaves and ginger flavors to infuse.