Sweet n Sour Pork (or Chicken, or Shrimp)
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20-25min
  • Servings: 4-6
  • Preparation Time: 5min
  • 1-2lbs Pork Loin, sliced & diced to bite-size
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Cooking Oil
  • Chinese 5-Spice
  • 1/2 Pineapple, diced
  • 3-4 Carrots, sliced
  • 1 rib Celery, sliced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, diced
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1c Ketchup
  • 1/3c Soy Sauce
  • 1tblsp Chili-Garlic Sauce
  • 1/4c Cidar or Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4c Sugar
  • 1tsp Corn Starch
  • Steamed Rice
DIRECTIONS
  1. * Heat oil over med-hi flame in wok (or lg frying pan).
  2. * Salt & pepper meat; add to hot oil to brown, stirring frequently, 2-3min.
  3. * Add all veggies and season liberally w/5-Spice; cook, stirring frequently, 5-7min.
  4. * Mix together remaining ingredients in separate bowl, blending well.
  5. * Pour sweet n sour sauce over meat & veggies; reduce heat, cover but not tightly, and cook til veggies are your desired state of tenderness. Stir frequently to coat w/sauce and to prevent burning, as sauce will thicken as it cooks.
  6. * Serve over steamed rice!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I love to make Asian food at home- it's SOOOOO much better than 90% of Chinese restaurants!