Sweet and Sour Shrimp

I love Chinese food but I am always scared to eat it out because I have no idea what is in the sauce. I normally just order plain steamed veggies and meat. This recipe came out great!



2 Bell Peppers (sliced thin)

1 Small Onion (sliced thin)

1 Cup Fresh Pineapple (diced small)

2 Pounds Large Shrimp (cleaned)

2 Tbs Corn Starch

1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Pepper


Sauce Ingredients:

1/3 Cup GF Soy Sauce

1 TBS Seracha  Sauce

1/3 Vietnamese Quick Fish Sauce

1/3 Cup Sweet Chili Sauce

1/3 Cup Water

1/2 Tbs Sugar

Juice of half a lime


Place peppers and onion in a well sprayed sauce pan over medium heat. Add pineapple, mix well and cook for a minute or two. Now add all the sauce ingredient, combine, cover and cook on low for 10-15 until pepper are soft. While sauce is cooking place shrimp in a bowl with salt, pepper and corn starch. Mix the shrimp up and then add to sauce once it’s ready. Increase heat to medium and cook shrimp for about 3  minutes until they turn pink. Serve hot on rice or steamed veggies.


Chinese Lemon Chicken

Lemon chicken is a wonderful combination of flavors. The sweet, sour, salty flavor pairs very well with many types of poultry. Chicken is my favorite but you can get creative and us whatever you would like.


1 Chicken Breast Pounded and Cubed
1/2 Cup Sliced Mushroom
1/8 Cup Corn Starch
1 Juice Lemon
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Pepper
1 tsp Onion Powder
2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
1 tsp Chinese Five Spice
1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
1/3 Cup Water or Wine

Start by coated chicken with corn starch. In a pan add lemon, water, salt, pepper, onion powder, soy sauce, five spice, sugar and whisk together bringing to simmer . Add chicken and mushrooms and cook covered at simmer for about ten minutes. Remove cover a reduce sauce to desired constancy. Serve with rice and enjoy.