Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe
Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

Read Reviews
5 2 2
Publisher Photo
Tired of you usual shrimp recipes? Canned cherry pie filling adds convenience to this delightful dish that takes only minutes to prepare.—Cherry Marketing Institute.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 green pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 can (8 ounce) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled, cooked and deveined
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 370 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 172mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (49g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.


  1. In a saucepan, combine pie filling, vinegar, brown sugar and ginger; mix well. Cook over medium heat until filling is hot and bubbly. Add green pepper, water chestnuts and shrimp. Cook over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp are heated through. Do not over cook. Serve over rice.
Originally published as Sweet and Sour Shrimp in Taste of Home June/July 1993, p19

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Sweet and Sour Shrimp

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
ejt325 User ID: 4790999 6673
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2011

"I also added 2 tbsp soy sauce, and some garlic"

wrobkymb User ID: 2801225 6280
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2009

"A little bland."

Loading Image