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Sweet & Sour Pork Recipe

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Joan Bormann Schuller
Added: Wednesday, April 22, 2009


2 cups rice, 6 cups water, tsp. salt

1 lb. diced pork loin or lean pork roast
1/2 onion, diced
1 can pineapple chunks
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 tablespoons soy sauce
tsp. dried ginger
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 1/2 cups water
1 can sliced water chestnuts
1 green bell pepper, cut into 1" x 1/2" chunks
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1" x 1/2" chunks
salt and pepper, to taste

1. In medium saucepan, add rice, water, and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, simmering for 20 minutes until water is absorbed and rice is tender. Do not stir while cooking. When finished, fluff rice with a fork.
2. In a large skillet, brown the pork. Add onion and cook until transparent. Add juice from the pineapple, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, salt and pepper.
3. Combine cornstarch and water, then stir into skillet mixture; add water chestnuts, bell pepper, and chunks of pineapple. Bring to a boil and cook until sauce has thickened to desired consistency.

4. May be frozen for future use. Pour rice into separate zip loc bag from sweet & sour.

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