Easy Sweet and Sour Shrimp

Serves 4


  • To make the sauce, in a bowl, combine ¼ cup of stock, the ketchup, sugar, juice, vinegar, soy sauce, and ½ teaspoon of the pepper flakes. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch with the remaining 2 tablespoons of stock and stir to dissolve. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, toss the shrimp with the ginger, garlic, and remaining ¼ teaspoon pepper flakes. Set aside for 10 to 20 minutes.
  • Heat a large wok over high heat. Add the oil, swirling to coat the sides and bottom of the pan. Add the shrimp, garlic, and ginger and stir-fry until pink, about 2 minutes. Remove from the pan. Add the onions and peppers and stir-fry until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Add the sauce and cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Add the cornstarch mixture and bring to a boil. Return the shrimp to the pan and add the pineapples, cherries, and green onions.
  • Cook until the sauce is thick, about 1 minute. Remove from the heat and serve over rice.

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