Old Recipe for Sweet & Sour Shrimp

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Here is a very easy to make recipe for Sweet and Sour Shrimp. The Sweet and Sour sauce comes from an old cookbook that was published back in 1961 by Amy Vanderbilt. Watch the video as I describe the story behind me making this excellent dish, and show you just how to do it!\r
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Ingredients\r
Shrimp 2 Pound, peeled and deveined\r
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FOR THE SAUCE\r
Crushed pineapple 8 Ounce\r
Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)\r
White sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)\r
Pimento 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped\r
Bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped\r
Garlic clove 1 1⁄2 , chopped\r
Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon\r
Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)\r
Hot sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon\r
Corn starch 2 Tablespoon, mixed with 1/4th cup water\r
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FOR THE DREDGING FLOUR\r
Self rising flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)\r
Salt To Taste\r
Black pepper To Taste\r
Cayenne pepper To Taste (Optional)\r
Granulated garlic To Taste\r
FOR FRYING\r
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)\r
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Directions\r
MAKING \r
1. For the sauce: in a pan, add the crushed pineapple, cider vinegar, sugar, pimentos, bell pepper, garlic, soy sauce, water and hot sauce. Allow to cook on medium heat and simmer for about 5 minutes. \r
2. Gradually stir in the cornstarch to thicken the sauce. Keep the sauce on low heat, to keep it warm. \r
3. For the dredging flour: in a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the dredging flour and mix well. \r
4. For the shrimp: dredge the shrimp in the seasoned flour and then dip it in a bowl of water. Dredge it once again in the flour. Repeat with all the shrimps. \r
5. In a frying pan, heat the oil and carefully drop the shrimp in to deep fry until golden. Remove on paper towels. \r
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SERVING \r
6. Serve on a platter accompanied with the sweet and sour sauce.\r
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Nutrition Fs\r
Serving size \r
Calories 487 Calories from Fat 92\r
% Daily Value*\r
Total Fat 10 g15.9%\r
Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.5%\r
Trans Fat 0 g\r
Cholesterol 229.8 mg\r
Sodium 1147 mg47.8%\r
Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.4%\r
Dietary Fiber 0.88 g3.5%\r
Sugars 22.7 g\r
Protein 34 g68.9%\r
Vitamin A 12.1% Vitamin C 39.2%\r
Calcium 16.9% Iron 30.3%\r
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet\r
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