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Sweet And Sour Pork

Experience a flavor explosion with this Sweet and Sour Pork recipe that'll transport your taste buds straight to a bustling Asian street market. This dish combines tender pork with a tangy, vibrant sauce for a meal that's sure to impress your friends and family.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
98% would make again
Sweet And Sour Pork


for 2 servings


  • ½ lb pork (200 g), chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon corn flour
  • 1 egg

Deep Frying

  • 1 cup corn flour (100 g)
  • 2 ½ cups oil (500 mL)


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, crushed
  • ½ green bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ red bell pepper, chopped
  • ⅔ cup pineapple (150 g)
  • ¼ cup white caster sugar (50 g)
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar (50 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup


  1. In a bowl, combine all marinade ingredients with the pork. Cover and leave to marinade in the fridge 20 minutes.
  2. Place the corn flour in a large bowl and toss the marinated pork chunks until liberally coated.
  3. In a medium-sized saucepan, heat the oil to 350˚F (180°C).
  4. Deep fry the pork pieces for about 3-4 minutes until the coating is golden brown and the pork is cooked throughout. Set aside.
  5. For the sauce, place a frying pan over a medium heat and add the oil.
  6. Sauté the garlic until fragrant, then fry the peppers until soften.
  7. Add in the pineapple and warm thorough.
  8. Add the sugar, vinegar, and ketchup, stir. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  9. Add the pork to the frying pan and coat everything evenly with the sauce.
  10. Serve top with sesame seeds.
  11. Nutrition Calories: 2299 Fat: 220 grams Carbs: 55 grams Fiber: 3 grams Sugars: 44 grams Protein: 35 grams
  12. Enjoy!
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Sweet And Sour Pork