Sweet and Sour Shrimp

In less time than it takes to wait for delivery from a restaurant, you can make an Asian-inspired supper from scratch!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

2
packages (8.8 oz each) microwavable long-grain white rice
1
tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
2
medium green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
1 1/2
lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
can (20 oz) pineapple chunks in juice, drained
1 1/2
cups sweet-and-sour sauce

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook rice in microwave as directed on package. Place in bowl; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add onion; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add bell peppers; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Stir in shrimp and pineapple. Cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; stir in sweet-and-sour sauce. Cook 1 to 2 minute, stirring constantly, until shrimp are pink. Serve shrimp mixture over rice.
  • 1 Cook rice in microwave as directed on package. Place in bowl; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add onion; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add bell peppers; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Stir in shrimp and pineapple. Cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; stir in sweet-and-sour sauce. Cook 1 to 2 minute, stirring constantly, until shrimp are pink. Serve shrimp mixture over rice.

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Place prepped ingredients on a plate or cutting board in order of use. You won’t have to look at the recipe to see what to add next.

Buy fresh-from-the-garden produce at the farmers' market. Keep a cooler in your car to keep items fresh if you're not going straight home.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
160mg
160%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
74g
74%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
40g
40%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.