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Sweet & Sour Pork

Posted by on May. 5, 2012 at 9:17 AM
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I used to make this in my pre-Paleo days, and it's well worth the work!  YUM!

Betty Crocker

Sweet-and-Sour Pork

Sweet-and-Sour Pork

Enjoy this take out restaurant of fried pork, sliced carrots, green bell peppers and pineapple at home.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

pounds pork boneless top loin
Vegetable oil
1/2 
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4 
cup cornstarch
1/2
  cup cold water
1/2 
teaspoon salt
egg
can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in syrup, drained and syrup reserved
1/2 
cup packed brown sugar
1/2 
cup white vinegar
1/2 
teaspoon salt
teaspoons soy sauce
medium carrots, cut into thin diagonal slices
garlic clove, finely chopped
tablespoons cornstarch
tablespoons cold water
1
  medium green bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
cups hot cooked rice
  1. Trim excess fat from pork. Cut pork into 3/4-inch pieces.
  2. Heat 1 inch oil deep fryer or Dutch oven 360ºF.
  3. Beat flour, 1/4 cup cornstarch, 1/2 cup cold water, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the egg in large bowl with hand beater until smooth. Stir pork into batter until well coated.
  4. Add pork pieces, one at a time, to oil. Fry about 20 pieces at a time about 5 minutes, turning 2 or 3 times, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; keep warm.
  5. Add enough water to reserved pineapple syrup to measure 1 cup. Heat syrup mixture, brown sugar, vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, the soy sauce, carrots and garlic to boiling in Dutch oven; reduce heat to low.
  6. Cover and simmer about 6 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Mix 2 tablespoons cornstarch and 2 tablespoons cold water; stir into sauce.
  7. Add pork, pineapple and bell pepper. Heat to boiling, stirr constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Serve with rice.
Makes 8 servings (about 2 cups each)
by on May. 5, 2012 at 9:17 AM
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AlL_eYeS_oN_mE
by on May. 5, 2012 at 10:10 AM

 yum!!

jessicasmom1
by on May. 5, 2012 at 10:42 AM

 yum! thanks

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