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Sweet and Sour Shrimp

 Sweet and Sour Shrimp
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.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 370 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 172 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 63 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.