SWEET AND SOUR PORK RECIPE

Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 10 mins | Total Time: 20 mins | Yield: 2 Servings

I love this dish so much! I am so glad that I gave it a try because I have never been more satisfied in my life! You need this Sweet and Sour Pork in your life, I’m telling you! Feel free to tweak this very simple recipe to your liking. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1/2 pound (0.2 kg) pork tenderloin, cut into bite-size pieces

1/2 green bell pepper, about 2 oz. (56 g) and cut into pieces

1/2 red bell pepper, about 2 oz. (56 g) and cut into pieces

2 stalks scallions, only the white part, cut into 2-inch length

1 piece fresh/canned pineapple ring, cut into small pieces

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

oil for frying

MARINADE:

1 tsp soy sauce

1/2 tsp cornstarch

1/2 tsp rice wine

FRYING BATTER:

2 ounces (56 g) all-purpose flour

1 ounce (30 g) cornstarch

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 Egg

1/2 c water

1 tsp cooking oil

1 pinch salt

SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE:

1 1/2 tbsp tomato ketchup

1 tsp plum sauce

1/8 tsp Chinese rice vinegar, transparent in colour

1/2 tsp Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce

1 tsp oyster sauce

1 tsp cornstarch

1 tsp sugar

2 tbsp water

Directions:

Slice the tenderloin into small cuts.

In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the marinade. Stir until well combined.

Add the slices of pork into the bowl with the marinade and let it marinate for at least 20 minutes.

In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the sweet and sour sauce. Stir until well combined.

In a mixing bowl, strain all the dry ingredients for the batter.

Add water, cooking oil, and egg. Whisk everything until well combined and thick.

Remove the slices of pork from the marinade and transfer them into the batter. Toss until well coated.

Place a deep skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Add enough oil to submerge the pork and allow it to become hot.

Add the slices of pork into the hot oil and cook until golden brown.

Remove from the skillet onto a clean plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.

Place a wok on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Add a little bit of oil and allow it to become hot.

Add the garlic and sauté until aromatic.

Add the slices of pineapple and bell peppers. Sauté until soft.

Pour the sweet and sour sauce, then stir until well combined and thick.

Add the browned pork slices and toss until well coated with the delicious sauce.

Add scallions and stir until just combined.

Serve hot with rice and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 402 | Total Fat 8g | Saturated Fat 2g | Cholesterol 115mg | Sodium 758mg | Carbohydrates 52g | Fiber 3g | Sugar 11g | Protein 29g