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Sweet and Sour Pork

No recipe image available.As with many stir-fry recipes, once the ingredients are prepared the actually cooking time is quick. Serve over crunchy Chinese noodles, or rice, and have hot tea and almond cookies for dessert.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds boneless pork center loin, diced
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon grated fresh gingerroot
3 minced garlic cloves
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup carrots, peeled and sliced
1 red bell pepper,
1/4 pound snow peas, cleaned
1 1/2 cups pineapple pieces
4 teaspoons cornstarch
4 tablespoons rice
4 tablespoons soy sauce
3 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed

Cooking Directions:

  1. In large nonstick skillet, heat sesame oil over high heat. Stir-fry ginger, garlic, green onions, carrots and red pepper for 3 to 5 minutes, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  2. Add pork and stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  3. Add snowpeas and pineapple juice; heat through.
  4. In small bowl stir together cornstarch, vinegar, soy sauce and brown sugar; stir this mixture into skillet and cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Serve hot.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.