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Sweet & Sour Pork

Recipe #: 32  |  Submitted By: mystic  |  Last Modified: 6 Dec 2007

Description: Sweet & Sour Pork

Servings: 4 servings

Sweet & Sour Pork
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Ingredients for Sweet & Sour Pork

 1 tbsp peanut oil

 1 brown onion, chopped

 1 stem celery, diagonally sliced

 1 carrot, diagonally sliced

 1 egg, lightly beaten

 600g lean pork, cut into 2.5 cm cubes

 canola oil, for deep-frying

 1/3 cup cornflour

 steamed jasmine rice and Asian greens, to serve

Sweet & Sour Sauce

 2 tsp cornflour

 2 tbsp soy sauce

 2 tbsp caster sugar

 2 tbsp tomato sauce

 ¼ cup white vinegar

 225g can pineapple pieces in natural juice


Directions for Sweet & Sour Pork

1. Make sauce Blend cornflour and soy sauce together until smooth. Combine sugar, tomato sauce, vinegar, pineapple, pineapple juice and soy mixture.

2. Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Add peanut oil. Swirl to coat. Add onion, celery and carrot. Stir-fry for 3 minutes or until softened slightly. Add sauce mixture to wok. Cook, stirring, until mixture comes to the boil. Remove from heat.

3. Pour egg into a bowl. Add pork. Toss to coat. Pour oil into a large heavy-based saucepan until it is one-third full. Heat over medium-high heat until a piece of bread dropped in browns in 15 seconds.

4. Coat one-third of the pork in cornflour, shaking off excess. Lower into oil. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Drain on paper towels. Repeat twice with remaining pork.

5. Return sauce to stovetop over medium heat. Cook for 2 minutes or until hot. Add pork and toss to coat. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Serve with steamed rice and Asian greens.


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Date: 6 Dec 2007
User: sshek
The best recipe for sweet and sour pork that I have come across. I will be cooking this again!


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