Shrimp Canton Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main Ingredient


 Eggs2 , slightly beaten
 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All-purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Raw shrimp2 Pound, shelled and deveined
 Shrimp2 Pound
 Canned pineapple tidbits26 Ounce, drained, reserve syrup (2 cans,13 ounce Each)
 Canned pineapple tidbits26 Ounce (2 Can)
 Vinegar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ketchup1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Soy sauce1 Teaspoon
 Tabasco1 Dash
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Monosodium glutamate1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Sesame seeds1 Teaspoon, toasted
 Toasted sesame seeds1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 762 Calories from Fat 72

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.5%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 530.1 mg

Sodium 1411.8 mg58.8%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.4%

Sugars 56.3 g

Protein 69 g137.3%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 10.1%

Calcium 19.1% Iron 54.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl, mix eggs with 1 cup of water.
2. Add flour and salt; stir lightly to mix.
3. Drain pineapple and reserve the syrup.
4. Add enough water to reserved pineapple syrup to make 1 cup liquid.

5. In a wok, heat fat until 360° F temperature.
6. Dip shrimp into batter and quickly place it in the heated fat and deep fry.

7. In a saucepan, combine pineapple syrup water, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, Tabasco, sugar, salt, and monosodium glutamate and bring it to a boil.
8. Blend cornstarch in 2 tablespoons of water.
9. Stir into the hot sauce and cook for 2 minutes with constant stirring.
10. Stir in pineapple.

11. In a serving dish, place the deep fried shrimps and pour the sauce over it.
12. Garnish with sesame seeds.