Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

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Skip the takeout and have sweet and sour shrimp at home with this quick and easy recipe. Succulent shrimp are stir-fried with crisp vegetables and glazed in a tangy sweet and sour sauce.
Dinner
Chinese
15
ingredients
6
steps
10
minutes
Dom Lorenzo received his Bachelor of Science in Culinary Science at an international culinary arts school. He is a chef, recipe developer and food stylist who has previously worked as a chef de partie for the luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. He specializes in Asian cuisine but is also well-versed in classic French cuisine.

Ingredients

Servings:
2
For the Sweet and Sour Shrimp
2 tsp
peanut oil
200 g
shrimp, peeled and deveined
1
bell pepper, chopped
1/2
white onion, chopped
2 tblsp
spring onions, for garnish
2 tsp
sesame seeds, for garnish
1
batch of sweet and sour sauce, see below
For the Sweet and Sour Sauce
1/3 cup(s)
tomato ketchup
1/3 cup(s)
pineapple juice
2 tblsp
rice wine vinegar
1 tblsp
soy sauce
2 tblsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
sesame oil
1/2 tsp
grated ginger
1 tblsp
cornstarch

Directions 6 steps | 10 Minutes

Step 1

Make the sweet and sour sauce. In a small bowl, whisk together the ketchup, pineapple juice, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, ginger and cornstarch. Set aside.

Step 2

In a wok over medium-high heat, heat the peanut oil. 

Step 3

Add the shrimp, onions and peppers to the wok. Stir for 2-3 minutes. Season lightly with salt. Set aside. 

Step 4

Add the sweet and sour sauce to the wok. Simmer until thickened.

Step 5

Return the shrimp and vegetables into the wok and toss for about a minute. 

Step 6

Garnish with spring onions and sesame seeds. Serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
300
FAT
9.6 g
PROTEIN
16.4 g
CARBS
37.9 g

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