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Sweet & Sour Shrimp

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Sweet & Sour Shrimp is a yummy shrimp preparation that you can present at any of your parties with pride. You just have to try it! Here is the Sweet & Sour Shrimp recipe.
  Shrimp 1 Pound
  Rice wine/Dry sherry 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced ginger root 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 6 Cup (96 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Green pepper 1 , chopped
  Tomato 1 , chopped
  Sweet and sour sauce 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chicken broth 2 Tablespoon
  Diced pineapple 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Shell and devein shrimp.
Rinse and pat dry with a paper towel.
Combine marinade ingredients and shrimp in a medium bowl; mix well.
Let stand 30 minutes.
Place cornstarch in a saucer.
Pat marinated shrimp dry with a paper towel and coat with cornstarch.
Heat 6 cups oil in a wok over high heat to 350°F (175°C).
Reduce heat to medium.
Carefully lower shrimp into hot oil with a slotted metal spoon.
Deep-fry several at a time until pink, about 15 seconds.
Remove shrimp with slotted spoon.
Drain well on paper towels.
Remove oil except 2 tablespoons from wok.
Heat wok 1 minute over medium heat.
Add green pepper and tomato.
Stir-fry about 1 minute.
Add Sweet & Sour Sauce, 1/3 cup water, chicken broth and pineapple.
Bring to a boil over high heat.
Add shrimp, stirring well to coat with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1411 Calories from Fat 451

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.3%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g36%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 689.4 mg229.8%

Sodium 2511.8 mg104.7%

Total Carbohydrates 125 g41.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.3%

Sugars 80.1 g

Protein 98 g196.5%

Vitamin A 48.5% Vitamin C 293.2%

Calcium 27.4% Iron 67.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet & Sour Shrimp Recipe