Sweet and Sour Shrimp


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 stalks celery, cut on a 1/2 inch bias
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tbs cornstarch
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks, with juice
  • 1 green pepper cut into strips
  • 1 large tomato, cut into small pieces
  • In a large skillet or wok, saute the onions and celery in butter until tender.
  • Stir in sugar, cornstarch, paprika and ginger.
  • Add soy sauce, vinegar, pineapple and shrimp, mix well.
  • Heat to boiling then reduce heat and simmer covered for about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the shrimp is cooked through.
  • Add green pepper and continue cooking about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in tomato and heat through.
  • Serve with white rice.

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