sweet and sour pork with rice

Sweet And Sour Pork With Rice

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Diane Eldridge


i had sweet and sour chicken as a kid liked it and thought i'll try it with pork... hubby does not like pineapple soooo i added the sugar free manderin oranges[that cuts the pineapple taste down...use all pineapple if ya want...plus the color of the oranges adds to the meal....

no pic this time camera not workin now!!!!


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20 Min
45 Min


  • 3-4 large
    meaty pork steaks[bout1 1/3 pound]
  • 2 can(s)
    [bout 20 oz] chunk pineapple,drained well...keep juice
  • 1 can(s)
    [bout 8 oz] manderian oranges,drained well..keep juice
  • 1/3 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    apple cidar vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lemon juice with zest
  • ·
    crushed garlic[to taste]
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • ·
    salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1/2 large
    green bell pepper,sliced
  • 1/2 large
    red bell pepper,sliced
  • 1 pkg
    whole baby onions,pelled[bout a dz onions]
  • 1/4 c
    celery heearts and leaves,chopped fine
  • 1 jar(s)
    baby corn spears,drained
  • 3-5 Tbsp
    corn starch mixed with a t water
  • 6
    servings cooked rice
  • ·

How to Make sweet and sour pork with rice


  1. in morning...cut pork steak into bite size pieces...keep any bones and extra fat[will brown them up when ya brown meat jus to give more flavor... then will though out bones]
  2. mix juices from pineapple,oranges,lemon juice,sugar,vinegar,garlic pepper flakes,salt and pepper in med bowl add cut pork to bowl cover put in fridge for several hrs
  3. then cut peppers and peel onions,chop celery,put in
  4. TIME TO COOK: drain meat save juices.... spray lg fry pan with non stick spray heat til med hot add meat[and bones discard bones once ya browned them well] brown on all sides once all browned remove from pan add veggies gently stir[keepin onions whole] add a little pineappple juice to pan so as not to burn veggies...once veggiestender add meat back to pan cook and stir to cost all well
  5. now add rest of pineapple juice mix lower temp to low cook bout 15 min now add cornstarch and water cook and stir til it thickens stir 2 min add fruit now stir well
  6. divid rice onto 6 plates divid pork over rice chop chives and put a sprinkle on each plate

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About sweet and sour pork with rice

Course/Dish: Pork
Regional Style: Asian

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