Ted's Sweet & Sour Sauce for Pork, Chicken Etc
photo by Bergy
- Ready In:
- 1 tablespoon peanut oil or 1 tablespoon other low flavored oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
- 1 large green pepper, seeded,menbranes removed,cut into 1/2 inch squares
- 1 medium carrot, scrapped,cut into strips 2 inch long by 1/4 inch by 1/4 inch
- 1⁄2 cup chicken stock
- 4 tablespoons sugar or 4 tablespoons Splenda sugar substitute
- 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch, disolved in
- 2 tablespoons water
- Put tbsp of oil into a wok or skillet, heat but not smoking.
- Add garlic, carrot & green pepper stir fry for 2-3 minutes or until the carrot & pepper start to darken in color.
- Pour in the chicken stock, soy, vinegar & sugar, bring to a boil and boil rapidly for 1 minute.
- Add mixed cornstarch, keep stirring the sauce until it is clear and thickened.
- Pour over the meat and enjoy.
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wowBergy! Whomever Ted is he sure does know his sweet and sour, perfect balance! I chopped up two boneless pork chops, stir fryed them,removed them to a warm oven and made the sweet and sour sauce in the same frypan, followed the recipe exactly and it turned out perfect! I put brown basmati rice on the platter first, then the pork and poured the sauce over all. I had some red and some yellow bell peppers to use up so I added them in with the green, made quite a pretty dish with the carrots etc. We love this sauce and will be making it again, thanks for sharing a really tasty recipe!!
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