Sweet and Sour Crackerjack Shrimp

Sweet and Sour Crackerjack Shrimp takes roughly 1 hour and 5 minutes from beginning to end. For $2.84 per serving, this recipe covers 13% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 424 calories, 24g of protein, and 29g of fat per serving. Many people really liked this main course. 26829 people have tried and liked this recipe. This recipe from Just a Taste requires chicken broth, peanut oil, salt, and shrimp. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 59%. This score is solid. Similar recipes include Sweet and Sour Shrimp, Sweet and Sour Shrimp, and Sweet and Sour Shrimp.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 60 minutes

Cooking duration: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1/4 cup chicken broth

1 Tablespoon cornstarch

1 small egg white, beaten

2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger

3 cloves garlic, grated

2 Tablespoons ketchup

1/2 cup peanut oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 pound shrimp, shelled and de-veined

1 Tablespoon sugar

1/4 cup store-bought sweet chili sauce

1 Tablespoon Shaoshing wine or Sherry

Equipment:

paper towels

whisk

bowl

colander

frying pan

slotted spoon

stove

Cooking instruction summary:

In a large bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients for the shrimp marinade. Set aside.Rinse the cleaned shrimp under cold water then lay out on paper towels and pat until completely dry.Add shrimp to marinade and cover the bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. While shrimp are marinating, prepare the sauce by whisking together all of the sauce ingredients in a large bowl. Set the prepared sauce aside.Place the 1 cup of cornstarch in a large bowl. Add the marinated shrimp to the cornstarch, tossing to evenly coat. Transfer the coated shrimp to a colander and shake off any excess cornstarch. Place a large, deep sauté pan over medium-high heat. Let it sit for 2 to 3 minutes until it is very hot.Add the peanut oil it should slide very easily across the pan but not smoke). Add half of prepared shrimp to the pan, spread out so they aren't touching each other. Allow them to cook 2 minutes, then flip them once and cook on the second side for 1 additional minute, or just until they turn pink and are fully cooked throughout.Remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon and transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Repeat the cooking process with the second half of the shrimp, adding more oil to the pan if necessary. Drain the excess oil from the pan and then allow the pan to cool before returning it to the stove (this is very important).Return the pan to the stove, placing it over medium heat. Add the prepared sauce and bring it to a boil.Add the cooked shrimp to the sauce and toss to evenly coat. Spoon Crackerjack Shrimp into dishes and serve.

 

Step by step:


1. In a large bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients for the shrimp marinade. Set aside.Rinse the cleaned shrimp under cold water then lay out on paper towels and pat until completely dry.

2. Add shrimp to marinade and cover the bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. While shrimp are marinating, prepare the sauce by whisking together all of the sauce ingredients in a large bowl. Set the prepared sauce aside.

3. Place the 1 cup of cornstarch in a large bowl.

4. Add the marinated shrimp to the cornstarch, tossing to evenly coat.

5. Transfer the coated shrimp to a colander and shake off any excess cornstarch.

6. Place a large, deep sauté pan over medium-high heat.

7. Let it sit for 2 to 3 minutes until it is very hot.

8. Add the peanut oil it should slide very easily across the pan but not smoke).

9. Add half of prepared shrimp to the pan, spread out so they aren't touching each other. Allow them to cook 2 minutes, then flip them once and cook on the second side for 1 additional minute, or just until they turn pink and are fully cooked throughout.

10. Remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon and transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Repeat the cooking process with the second half of the shrimp, adding more oil to the pan if necessary.

11. Drain the excess oil from the pan and then allow the pan to cool before returning it to the stove (this is very important).Return the pan to the stove, placing it over medium heat.

12. Add the prepared sauce and bring it to a boil.

13. Add the cooked shrimp to the sauce and toss to evenly coat. Spoon Crackerjack Shrimp into dishes and serve.


Nutrition Information:

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424k Calories
24g Protein
28g Total Fat
15g Carbs
7% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
424k
21%

Fat
28g
44%

  Saturated Fat
4g
30%

Carbohydrates
15g
5%

  Sugar
12g
14%

Cholesterol
285mg
95%

Sodium
1466mg
64%

Alcohol
0.39g
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
24g
49%

Selenium
55µg
80%

Vitamin E
5mg
37%

Manganese
0.51mg
26%

Phosphorus
231mg
23%

Calcium
171mg
17%

Copper
0.32mg
16%

Zinc
2mg
15%

Iron
2mg
14%

Vitamin B12
0.85µg
14%

Magnesium
40mg
10%

Vitamin C
6mg
8%

Potassium
155mg
4%

Vitamin B3
0.85mg
4%

Vitamin B2
0.07mg
4%

Folate
11µg
3%

Vitamin B6
0.06mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.2mg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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