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Shrimp Canton

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Ingredients
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raw shrimp 2 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Shrimp 2 Pound
  Canned pineapple tidbits 26 Ounce, drained, reserve syrup (2 cans,13 ounce Each)
  Canned pineapple tidbits 26 Ounce (2 Can)
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ketchup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Tabasco 1 Dash
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Monosodium glutamate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon, toasted
  Toasted sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl, mix eggs with 1 cup of water.
2. Add flour and salt; stir lightly to mix.
3. Drain pineapple and reserve the syrup.
4. Add enough water to reserved pineapple syrup to make 1 cup liquid.

MAKING
5. In a wok, heat fat until 360° F temperature.
6. Dip shrimp into batter and quickly place it in the heated fat and deep fry.

FINALISING
7. In a saucepan, combine pineapple syrup water, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, Tabasco, sugar, salt, and monosodium glutamate and bring it to a boil.
8. Blend cornstarch in 2 tablespoons of water.
9. Stir into the hot sauce and cook for 2 minutes with constant stirring.
10. Stir in pineapple.

SERVING
11. In a serving dish, place the deep fried shrimps and pour the sauce over it.
12. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Deep Fried
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 762 Calories from Fat 72

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.5%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 530.1 mg176.7%

Sodium 1411.8 mg58.8%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.4%

Sugars 56.3 g

Protein 69 g137.3%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 10.1%

Calcium 19.1% Iron 54.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Shrimp Canton Recipe