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Sweet ‘n’ Tangy Shrimp

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

With its delightfully sweet-tangy flavor, this easy entree is destined to become a favorite! My husband and I adapted this from a recipe in a magazine, and we just love it, writes Kathleen Davis of North Bend, Washington.
Sweet 'n' Tangy Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry shrimp and ginger in oil until shrimp turn pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Add the ketchup mixture; cook and stir until heated through, 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with onions and sesame seeds. If desired, serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 241 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 252mg cholesterol, 954mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.

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