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Pineapple Shrimp Recipe
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Pineapple Shrimp Recipe

This stir-fried pineapple shrimp recipe tastes just as delicious as takeout. Plus, it is simple, healthier, and takes mere minutes to cook.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: how to make pineapple shrimp, pineapple shrimp, pineapple shrimp recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 496kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 12 oz peeled and deveined shrimp approx. 25 oz raw shrimp
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 tsp Sriracha
  • 2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 fl oz pineapple juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ginger minced
  • 4 oz red bell pepper cubed
  • 10 oz pineapple cubed
  • 2 tbsp green onions chopped
  • 3 1/2 cups cooked medium-grain rice

Instructions

  • Make the sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together 2 tsp brown sugar, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar, 2 tsp cornstarch, 2 1/2 tsp Sriracha, 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce, and 2 fl oz pineapple juice until well combined. Set aside.
    Step 1: Make the sauce.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp garlic, and 1 tsp ginger and sauté for 30 seconds.
    Step 2: Sauté the herbs in olive oil.
  • Add 12 oz shrimp and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
    Step 3: Cook the shrimp.
  • Add 4 oz red bell pepper and stir frequently for about 30 seconds before pouring the sauce over it. Stir to combine for an extra 30 seconds.
    Step 4: Stir in the bell pepper and add the sauce.
  • Stir in 10 oz pineapple and continue to cook for another minute. Then turn off the heat.
    Step 5: Add in the pineapple.
  • Garnish with 2 tbsp chopped green onions. Serve over 3 1/2 cups of cooked rice.
    Step 6: Sprinkle with green onion and serve the dish over hot steamed rice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 552mg | Potassium: 675mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 960IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 4mg