Sweet-and-Sour Shrimp in Fruit Sauce

Sweet-and-Sour Shrimp in Fruit Sauce Recipe
Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Connie Formby


6 servings (serving size: 1 cup shrimp mixture and 1 cup rice)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 479
Caloriesfromfat 9 %
Fat 4.9 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 29.1 g
Carbohydrate 77.9 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 180 mg
Iron 5.2 mg
Sodium 571 mg
Calcium 110 mg


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 cups cubed pineapple
2 cups cubed peeled papaya
1 1/3 cups fresh orange juice
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons lime juice
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
6 cups hot cooked long-grain rice


Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; sauté 5 minutes. Remove from skillet; set aside.

Combine pineapple and next 5 ingredients (pineapple through lime juice) in skillet. Combine vinegar and cornstarch, stirring until well-blended; add to skillet. Bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute or until thickened, stirring constantly.

Return shrimp to skillet. Reduce heat to low, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro. Serve over rice.