Sweet and Sour Shrimp
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Serves: Serves 4
Sweet and sour shrimp with green peppers, pea pods, carrots, in a sweet and sour pineapple sauce. Served over rice.
  • 1 lb. medium or large shrimp - shelled and deveined
  • 1 can pineapple slices (reserve the juice)
  • 1 1/2 cups sweet peppers
  • 2 cups pea pods
  • 1 carrot - optional
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons oil
Marinade for Shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • Pepper to taste
Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • 1 cup juice from the canned pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar (white or rice vinegar)
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with water
Serve with rice
  1. Marinade the shrimp in the soy sauce and oyster sauce while you prepare the vegetables.
  2. Chop up the onions into small pieces. Chop the carrot into small circles, very thin.
  3. Slice the sweet peppers into strips and cut in half in the pieces are too big.
  4. Drain the pineapple and reserve the juice. Cut the pineapple into large chunks.
  5. Remove the strings from the pea pods if you have them.
  6. Mix the sauce ingredients together. Set aside until ready to use.
  7. Add the oil to a saute pan. Add the shrimp and cook for about 2 - 3 minutes. Don't cook the shrimp all of the way. Put on a plate while you prepare the rest.
  8. Add the onions, carrots and sweet pepper strips to the pan. Cook for several minutes until the start to wilt and the onion become transparent. Add the pineapple and pea pods to the vegetables. Cook for about 2 minutes, while the pineapple gets hot. Stir often.
  9. Add the shrimp back to the pan.
  10. Stir up the sauce ingredients. Pour into the pan and stir while the sauce thickens. When the sauce is thickened it's done. Serve over rice.
Recipe by Recipes Food and Cooking at https://recipesfoodandcooking.com/2014/10/05/sweet-sour-shrimp/