Chinese Sweet & Sour Shrimp

Chinese Sweet & Sour Shrimp

Chinese Sweet & Sour Shrimp
Ingredients
  • 1 pound large shrimp in shells
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • ½ tablespoon shredded ginger
  • 1 (4-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 cup pineapple cubes (3/4-inch)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves
  • Sweet & sour sauce:
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Garnish: 1pound baby bok choy, cut in quarters lengthwise and blanched with 1 tablespoon cooking oil
Instructions
  1. Let`s start our Chinese Sweet & Sour Shrimp recipe, shell, devein and rinse shrimp. Drain thoroughly. Sprinkle with pepper and salt. Mix well.
  2. Combine sweet and sour sauce ingredients in a small saucepan
  3. Bring sweet and sour sauce to a boil over high heat, while stirring. Remove and cover.
  4. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a wok over high heat. Add garlic, ginger, and shrimp. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add cherries and pineapple. Continue to stir for 1 more minute.
  5. Pour sweet and sour sauce into the wok. Mix well. Remove to a serving platter. Place cilantro on top. Arrange blanched baby bok choy around the edges of the serving platter.