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Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

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Michaela Braun
Added: Wednesday, July 15, 2009


1 lb shrimp
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon dry white wine
1/2 teaspoon light soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt

1 medium carrot
1 small green pepper
2 tablespoons sesame seed
vegetable oil

1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup sugar
1 cup chicken broth
3/4 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons dark soy sauce
1 clove garlic, chopped

1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water
1 can pineapple drained

Peel shrimp and devein. Cut into half lengthwise. Mix first 6 ingredients, and stir in shrimp and refrigerate 10 minutes. Cut carrots in slices and boil one minute, rinse. Cook sesame seeds till brown, then mix third set of ingredients. Roll shrimp in batter and fry in hot oil. Mix last set of ingredients and cook until thickened and stir in carrots in sauce. Serve over rice.

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Personal Notes:
I made this in college and it is still one of my very favorite recipes.




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