Friday, April 30, 2010

Sweet and Sour Pork

Estimated cooking time: 45 minutes

Sweet & Sour Pork Ingredients:

1/2 kilo pork loin, sliced into pieces
1 small can pineapple chunks
1 large onion, quartered
1 red & 1 green bell peppers, sliced into strips
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
3 tablespoons of peanut oil
4 tablespoons of cornstarch
3 tablespoons of ketchup
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
3 cloves of minced garlic

Sweet and Sour Pork Cooking Instructions:

In a pot, boil pork in 2 cups of water with 1/2 teaspoon of salt until tender, then drain (keep the pork stock for later).
Mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch and soy sauce then coat the pork with the cornstarch mixture.
Fry the pork in a skillet until golden brown, set aside.
Dissolve the remaining 2 tablespoons of cornstarch on 1/2 cup of pork stock - set aside.
Sauté garlic and onions on oil, then add the bell peppers, pineapple chunks (including the syrup), ketchup, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the dissolved cornstarch. Stir until sauce thickens.
Pour over fried pork then serve with rice.

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