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Oriental Sweet-n-Sour Recipe

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This recipe for Oriental Sweet-n-Sour, by , is from Cooking to Cure Cancer , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jeni Anderson
Added: Tuesday, March 24, 2009


1 pound ground beef or turkey
1 pint whole tomatoes with juice
1 small can pineapple tidbits with juice
About 1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup cook water with 2 Tbsp. flour
2 16-oz bags frozen stir-fry vegetables
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
Dash EACH ground cloves, cinnamon, ginger, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper
Hot cooked rice
Chow mein noodles

Cook rice according to package directions.

Brown meat. Add tomatoes, pineapple, and soy sauce. Whisk together water and flour and add to mixture. Bring to a boil, then add brown sugar and spices. Lower heat and simmer.

Steam vegetables in a large pot in about 2-3 inches of water. Mix meat and sauce into vegetables. Serve over rice, and garnish with chow mein noodles.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Add water chestnuts to sauce, if desired.
Sauté mushrooms and add to sauce, if desired.
Cook vegetables in beef or chicken stock.
Use cubes meat instead of ground.




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