Sweet & Sour Pork Recipe

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Sweet & Sour Pork
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  1. Season the pork with essence and set aside.
  2. Combine the pineapple juice, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, water, soy sauce, pepper flakes and sesame oil in large bowl.
  3. In a large sauce pan heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil over medium high heat.
  4. Add the ginger and garlic and saute about 30 seconds.
  5. Pour the pineapple juice mixture into the saucepan with the ginger and garlic and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar, about 3 minutes.
  7. In a small bowl combine the cornstarch and the sherry, mixing well.
  8. Add the cornstarch-sherry mixture to the simmering pineapple juice mixture, stirring constantly.
  9. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes then remove from heat.
  10. In a large saute pan, heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  11. Add the pork stirring and cooking until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
  12. Remove pork and drain on paper towels.
  13. Return saute pan to medium heat and add remaining tbsp vegetable oil.
  14. Add the bell pepper and onion, stirring until soft, about 10 minutes.
  15. Add the sauce and bring to a boil.
  16. Add the cubed pineapple and pork, cover, lower the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes until pork is tender.
  17. Uncover and simmer until thickened, about 15 minutes.
  18. Serve over rice and top with chopped green onions.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 639.04 Kcal (2676 kJ)
Calories from fat 258.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.77g 44%
Cholesterol 66.89mg 22%
Sodium 871.06mg 36%
Potassium 627.79mg 13%
Total Carbs 68.28g 23%
Sugars 46g 184%
Dietary Fiber 3.33g 13%
Protein 27.76g 56%
Vitamin C 50mg 83%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 25%
Iron 14.5mg 81%
Calcium 83.7mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 152.56 Kcal (639 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.81 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.87g 44%
Cholesterol 15.97mg 22%
Sodium 207.96mg 36%
Potassium 149.88mg 13%
Total Carbs 16.3g 23%
Sugars 10.98g 184%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 13%
Protein 6.63g 56%
Vitamin C 11.9mg 83%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 25%
Iron 3.5mg 81%
Calcium 20mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.5
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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