Sweet & Sour Pork

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by tgobbi

A really good sweet sour dish that you should be able to do at home with a little deep frying skill.

Top Review by lost_soul

The sauce is excellent. I had a similar recipe yrs. ago and lost it. I make the sauce in a pan and use it over anything... Fried Shrimp, Meatballs, ect. Thanks for posting this.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Deep fry pork in batches in 350 degree oil.
  2. Drain, blot and set aside while making sauce.
  3. (Suggestion: partially cook pork at 325; drain& let it cool for 15- 20 minutes. Bring oil temp up to 375 and finish cooking pork. This gives you a moist but thoroughly cooked inside and a golden, crispy coating).
  4. For sauce: brown garlic in a little oil; discard.
  5. Give the sauce ingredients a good stir, pour into the pan and bring to a boil.
  6. Stir in binder a little at a time to thicken and clear using just enough to get the job done.
  7. Stir in pineapple, then pork to heat.
  8. Note: If using green pepper, stir it in with the garlic.
  9. It cooks in about a minute on high heat.
  10. Note: The oil should be cooled enough so that you can handle it.
  11. Strain into a container and save for the next use.
  12. You can refresh it next time by putting in a slice or two of ginger when it's hot.
  13. That gets rid of any strong odors.
  14. Discard ginger.
  15. Note: cooking temperatures are approximate.
  16. Use your judgement and experience as a guide.

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