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Easy Vegan Caesar Salad

Easy Vegan Caesar Salad

Yes, this is Caesar salad that we love and it’s vegan-inspired recipe. The dressing is made with raw cashews, lemon juice, garlic, capers, and Dijon, making the salad so creamy!  A regular Caesar salads contain anchovies, egg and Parmesan cheese which are not allowed in […]

Chicken Salad with Sesame Dressing

Chicken Salad with Sesame Dressing

This Chinese-inspired chicken salad is made from crunchy romaine, almond crunch, and wontons topped with protein-rich chicken breast, pasta noodles, and flavory sesame dressing. This recipe is made simple for lighter meal for your family or friends. But how can we make a healthy Chinese-inspired […]

Asian Sweet and Sour Shrimp

Asian Sweet and Sour Shrimp

This Asian Sweet and Sour Shrimp recipe is a Chinese favorite using traditional sweet-and-sour ingredients.

Cornstarch has two purposes in this recipe: gives the shrimp and tofu a nice crunchy coating and makes a thick, glossy sauce. For an added nutrition, serve over a bowl of brown rice, or rice noodles. This makes a delightful lunch or dinner.

Yield: 4 servings (one serving size – 1 cup shrimp and ½ cup rice)

You will need:

1 (3 ½-oz) bag of boil-in-bag rice

8 0z large shrimps, peeled

1 (8-oz) can of pineapple chunks in juice, drained

8 0z firm light tofu

¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce

3 tbsp rice vinegar

¼ cup fat-free, less sodium chicken broth

2 tbsp cornstarch, divided

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp chili paste with garlic

2 tsp canola oil

2 tsp dark sesame oil

1 tbsp ground fresh ginger

1 cup pre-chopped onion

½ cup pre-chopped green bell pepper

How to make the Asian Sweet and Sour Shrimp

  1. Cook rice according to package instructions, less the salt and fat. Set aside.
  2. Place tofu between paper towels until barely moist. Cut into half-inch cubes.
  3. Mix tofu, 1 tbsp of cornstarch, and shrimps.
  4. Add and combine the remaining cornstarch, broth, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, and chile paste. Set aside.
  5. In a large non stick skillet, heat sesame oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp mixture to pan. Saute for about 3 minutes.
  6. Place the shrimp mixture in a bowl.
  7. Heat canola oil in pan over a medium-high heat. Add onion, ginger, bell pepper, and pineapple to the pan. Saute for 2 minutes.
  8. Add shrimp mixture and cook for 1 minute.
  9. Add broth mixture to the pan and cook for 1 minute.
  10. Serve over rice and enjoy your meal!

Published in MyRecipes in 2008.

Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

This Chicken Teriyaki recipe is a combination of salty-sweet-sour dish. You will love this for dinner after a long busy day. You can serve it with steamed rice and broccoli for balanced meals. For ease of cooking, you can use chicken breasts. You can also […]

Simple Pork Chops in Honey-Garlic Sauce

Simple Pork Chops in Honey-Garlic Sauce

We all understand the trouble of preparing dinner after a long hectic day. This simple pork chops in honey-garlic sauce which is easy to prepare and cook, whether you are cooking for yourself or for the whole family. Preparation/Total Time: 25 minutes Makes: 4 servings […]