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Sweet And Sour Prawns (Shrimp)

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The Sweet And Sour Prawns (Shrimp) brings an authentic flavor of the orient to your table. It is simple to make and the end result is a fascinating blend of flavors that are not be missed. Serve the Sweet And Sour Prawns (Shrimp) and see how it takes the limelight of any spread.
  Shrimp 1⁄2 Pound, peeled
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Onion 1
  Green pepper 1
  Peanut oil 1 Tablespoon
  Canned pineapple chunks 1⁄2 Pound
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Place the prawns (shrimp) in a bowl with the sherry and seasonings and marinate for 1 hour.
Slice the onion and cut the pepper into wedges.
Put the oil in a small saucepan, add the vegetables, and fry gently until softened.
Add the pineapple.
Mix together the cornflour (cornstarch), soy sauce, vinegar and sugar and add these to the saucepan.
Bring to the boil, stirring constantly, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Add the prawns (shrimp) and sherry and reheat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 233 Calories from Fat 43

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 0.86 g4.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 86.2 mg28.7%

Sodium 427.1 mg17.8%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7%

Sugars 25.2 g

Protein 12 g24.9%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 56.4%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet And Sour Prawns (Shrimp) Recipe