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Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet and Sour Pork, by , is from The Mary Peternell Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Pauline Ristow
Added: Monday, November 12, 2007


1 pound pork cut into 1" squares.
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
1 egg yolk
1 Tablespoon cold water
juice of a 20-ounce can pineapple chunks
3 Tablespoons vinegar
4 Tablespoons brown sugar
4 Tablespoons catsup
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon each ginger powder, salt and oil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 each red and green peppers, cut diagonally
2 carrots, julienne and blanch
3 cloves garlic, crushed
pineapple chunks from above

Marinate pork for a half an hour in marinade mix. Coat pieces of pork in cornstarch. Deep fry in hot oil for 2 minutes. Remove meat. Reheat oil. Fry meat again until crispy. Drain oil. Wipe crumbs off pan. Brown garlic in 2 Tablespoons oil. Add carrots. Fry until tender. Add peppers and pineapple. Fry 4 minutes. Add sauce mix stirring until thickened. Turn off heat. Add fried pork. Gently mix. Serve at once with rice.




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