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Polynesian Shrimp Recipe
|Peeled and deveined shrimp/Null||12 Ounce (Fresh / Frozen, Large Ones)|
|Bias sliced carrots/Null||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (1/2 Inch Pieces)|
|Unsweetened pineapple juice/Null||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Null)|
|Soy sauce/Null||2 Tablespoon (Null)|
|Cornstarch/Null||1 Tablespoon (Null)|
|Non stick cooking spray/Null||1 (Null)|
|Grated ginger root/Null||2 Teaspoon (Null)|
|Garlic/Null||1 Clove (5 gm), minced (Null)|
|Sliced green onion/Null||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Bias Sliced)|
|Cooking oil/Null||1 Tablespoon (Null)|
|Frozen pea pods/Null||6 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)|
|Hot cooked rice/Null||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs) (Null)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1223 Calories from Fat 215
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24 g37.3%
Saturated Fat 3.8 g19.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 517.1 mg
Sodium 2344.2 mg97.7%
Total Carbohydrates 162 g53.9%
Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.5%
Sugars 42 g
Protein 85 g171%
Vitamin A 705.2% Vitamin C 399.8%
Calcium 38.1% Iron 100.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
If using large shrimp, cut lengthwise in half.
In a small saucepan cook carrots, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 3 minutes; drain and set aside.
For sauce, stir together pineapple juice, soy sauce, and cornstarch; set aside.
Spray a cold wok or large skillet with non-stick coating.
Preheat wok or skillet over medium heat.
Add gingerroot and garlic; stir-fry for 1/2 minute.
Add carrots and green onions; stir-fry about 1 minute or till heated through.
Remove vegetable mixture.
Add oil to wok or skillet.
Then, add shrimp; stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or till shrimp turn pink.
Push shrimp from center of wok.
Stir sauce; add to center of wok or skillet.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly, Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
Return vegetable mixture to wok.
Add pea pods.
Stir all ingredients together to coat with sauce Cover and cook for 1 minute or till heated through.