Sweet and Sour Shrimp Stir-fry

Cooking time: 10 minutes
Prep time: About 10 minutes
Makes: 2 servings


Ingredients for Sweet & Sour Sauce



  1. Put corn starch and cold water into an 8 oz. glass bottle that has a lid.
  2. Seal and shake vigorously to blend.
  3. Add bouillon, sherry, soy sauce, ketchup, vinegar and sugar.
  4. Reseal and shake vigorously to blend sauce. Set aside.
  5. Heat olive oil in a wok or heavy skillet.
  6. Add bell pepper and celery. Stir fry 3 minutes.
  7. Add garlic, apple and green onions. Stir fry 2 minutes.
  8. Pour in sweet and sour sauce, cover and simmer 3 minutes.
  9. Add shrimp, stir and simmer for 2 more minutes. Add more water if the sauce is too think.
  10. Serve over steamed rice.


Adapted from a recipe from Ken Hom's "Chinese Cookery", Harper & Row, 1984 p. 132


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