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Chinese-Style Crispy Shrimp With Sweet & Sour Sauce

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“Another recipe to celebrate the Chinese New Year! I included the chilling time with the recipe. Some very nice and crunchy shrimp appetizers with a hot Asian sauce.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
20
YIELD:
20 appetizers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. RED SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE:.
  2. Mix all ingredients.
  3. Have ready for shrimp.
  4. SHRIMP:.
  5. Remove shells from shrimp, leaving tails intact.
  6. If shrimp are frozen do not thaw; peel under running cold water.
  7. Make a shallow cut lengthwise down back of each shrimp and devein.
  8. Slit shrimp lengthwise down the back almost in half.
  9. Mix eggs, the 1 tablespoon cornstarch, the wine, soy sauce and the 1/4 teaspoon salt in glass bowl; stir in shrimp.
  10. Cover and refrigerate 10 minutes.
  11. Heat oil(1-1/2 inches) in 3 quart saucepan to 375°F.
  12. Mix flour, water, the 3 tablespoons cornstarch, 1 tablespoon oil, baking soda and the 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  13. Stir shrimp into batter until coated.
  14. Fry 5 or 6 shrimp at a time, turning occasionally, until golden brown, 2-3 minutes; drain.
  15. Serve hot with sauce.

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