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Sweet and Sour Shrimp

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Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
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.


  • 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.

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