Charlie Jen's Sweet Sour tomatoes and peppers

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By Lynnda Cloutier
from Mission Viejo, CA

This recipe is from Charlie Jen, a talented Chinese architect and cook This is one of his best.

Ingredients

  • 4
    ripe tomatoes
  • 4 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 4
    green bell peppers, cut in 1 inch squares
  • 1/2 c
    white vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    cornstarch
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How To Make

  • 1
    Cut each tomato into 8 equal wedges and Place in serving bowl. Chill thoroughly.
  • 2
    Heat oil in heavy iron skillet til oil smokes. Add peppers and stir rapidly til covered with gray spots. Pour vinegar and sugar over peppers and continue cooking a few seconds til sugar dissolves and bubbles. Stir in cornstarch as soon as liquid thickens, pour over cold tomatoes and over cold tomatoes and serve at once. Serves 4 to 6

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