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Shrimp with pineapple chunks, sliced onions, diced jalapenos, and chopped green bell peppers in a sweet and sour sauce, then served with a multigrain medley. This sweet and sour shrimp is the perfect dish to serve for Chinese New Year.
This upcoming week is a super busy one. Have you noticed that the Superbowl, Chinese New Year, and Valentine’s Day pretty much fall in the same week? Which one are you most excited for?
My family celebrates Chinese New Year. It is a huge deal in our house. The cleaning, the cooking, the sweets, the flowers, the red envelopes. We do it allllll. The more, the better. I think the idea is overabundance. You want to have a lot of everything so you don’t lack anything in the upcoming year. At least, that’s how I was taught. But every family has their own traditions.
My own family traditions involve food. Lots and lots of food. We pile on the fruits, the candies, the dried fruits, the vegetarian dishes, the meats. Like, everything. And we eat for days. Because I think in Asia, Chinese New Year means days of celebrations. I will show you pictures of the food we eat sometime next week. =)
One of our favorite dishes is sweet and sour shrimp.
How can you resist the sweet tanginess of the pineapples? Or the classic flavor of sweet and sour sauce?
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