Mom's Sweet And Sour Pork Recipe

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mom's sweet and sour pork

Maria Espravnik

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@Cookymom

This was my mom's recipe. When she made it we knew company was coming!

She taught this recipe in steps so she could use it with her cooking class at the local community college, I think.

Anyways.....
You have at the end of the recipe, her recipe for the batter and the sauce. The actual pork and seasonings were we have that in notes too. But we feel the star of the show is the sauce and it's worth mentioning the batter recipe since mom used it in several recipes


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Method:

Stir-Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
pork tenderloin
1
red bell pepper
1
green bell pepper
2 slice
pineapple slices in syrup (canned pineapple)
1/3 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
msg (monosodium glutamate)
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
1/2 tsp
white pepper
1 1/2 c
oil
1
egg white
1/2 c
cornstarch
5 Tbsp
white vinegar
3 Tbsp
sugar
2 Tbsp
tomato sauce
1/2 pkg
salt
3 Tbsp
pineapple juice ( from can)
1/4 tsp
msg
1 1/2 Tbsp
cornstarch

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dice up pork, peppers, pineapple in 1" cubes
2
Season meat. Dip into egg white. Dip into cornstarch
3
Deep fry in hot oil until GOLDEN. ( 375 deg)
4
Heat up wok. Slightly fry the green peppers. Add sauce mixture. Turn down the heat stir constantly until sauce thickens. Add meat and pineapple. When you start frying in the wok dip one green bell pepper in slowly to prevent splatter of oil
5
DEEP FRY COATING (aka the batter)

1 1/2 cups oil
1 Egg white slightly beaten
1/2 cup cornstarch

Mix together
6
Sweet and Sour Sauce

5 tblsp white vinegara
3 tblsp sugar
2 tblsp tomato sauce
1/2 teasp salt
3 tblsp pinepple juice (from can)
1/4 tsp monosodium glultamate
11/2 tblsp cornstarch
Mix together

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Chinese