Sweet & Sour Pork

Gail Charbonneau


I've been making this for over 30 years. I sometimes do a dinner party with fried rice, stir fry vegetables, gingered chicken and store bought won ton soup.


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15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 lb
    boneless pork, cut in 1" cubes
  • 1 can(s)
    20 oz. pineapple chunks in heavy syrup
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    green pepper cut in 1/2" strips
  • 1/4 c
    onions thinly sliced
  • ·
    maraschino cherries, for garnish, optional

How to Make Sweet & Sour Pork


  1. Brown pork slowly in a little oil. Add 1/2 cup water, cover and simmer until tender, about 1 hour.
  2. Drain pineapple, reserving syrup. In a saucepan combine cornstarch and brown sugar. Add reserved syrup, vinegar, soy sauce and salt. Cook stirring constantly over medium heat until thickened.
  3. Pour over hot pork, let rest 10 minutes.
  4. Add pineapple chunks, green pepper and onions cook another 5 minutes until peppers are done to your liking.
  5. Serve with white rice. Cherries are a nice garnish, but are not necessary.

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About Sweet & Sour Pork

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Chinese
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free Wheat Free
Other Tag: For Kids

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