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Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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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."

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