Sweet And Sour Pork Recipe

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Sweet and Sour Pork

Lynnda Cloutier


From Church Suppers

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1 lb. pork
1 egg
1 tsp. salt
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup chicken stock
3 cups peanut oil


1 tbsp. peanut oil
1 tsp. chopped garlic
1 large green pepper, cut into 1/2 inch strips
1 medium carrot, cut into 1/2 inch strips
1/2 cup chicken stock
4 tbsp. sugar
4 tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tbsp. cold water

Directions Step-By-Step

Trim pork of fat and cut into 1 inch cubes; set aside.
In bowl, mix egg, salt, cornstarch flour and chicken stock; seaside. Add pork cubes to egg and flour mixture and stir til meat is well coated
Preheat oven to 250. Pour the 3 cups peanut oil into a wok and set it over high heat. When oil begins to smoke (375 degrees), drop in the pork cubes, one by one. Fry for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove and keep warm in the oven.
To make the sauce, pour off the cooking oil and add the 1 Tbsp. peanut oil. Add the garlic, green pepper and carrot. Stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in the chicken stock, sugar, vinegar, and soy sauce. Boil for 1 minute. Add cornstarch mixture. When mixture thickens, pour it over the pork and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork