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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Pork in Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6

1 lb

2

4 slices

 

Marinade

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

1

 

Seasoning

3 tablespoons

4 tablespoons

4 tablespoons

5 tablespoons

3 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

 

1/2 cup

5 cup

Pork tenderloin

Green pepper

Pineapple

 

 

Salt

Soy sauce

Cornstarch

Cold water

Egg yolk

 

 

Vinegar

Sugar

Tomato Ketchup

Cold water

Cornstarch

Salt

Sesame oil

 

Cornstarch

Oil

Method :
  • Pound pork with the back of a cleaver (this is to tenderize the pork), then cut into 1 inch square.

  • Soak with marinade ingredients for at least 1/2 hour.

  • Cut green pepper into halves, removed seeds and membranes, and cut into 1 inch square. Next cut   4 slices of pineapple into the same size squares. Set aside.

  • Heat 6 cups oil. While oil is heating, coat each piece of pork in 1/2 cup cornstarch. When oil is ready, fry pork until brown and done (about 2 minutes). Take out, reheat oil then fry once more until crispy.

  • Remove pork and drain off oil from frying pan.

  • Put back into frying pan 2 tablespoons oil, fry the green pepper and pineapple, stirring constantly.

  • Add the seasoning sauce continuing to stir fry, until thickened.

  • Turn off the heat. Add the pork, mix well and serve immediately.

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