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This recipe for SWEET AND SOUR PORK, by , is from EVERYDAYCOOKINM FOR EVERYDAY PEOPLE., one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lester Sprague
Added: Tuesday, August 21, 2007


1 lb. pork butt, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 t. salt
1/4 t. white sugar
1 t. soy sauce
1 egg white , lightly beaten
2 green onions, chopped
1 qt. vegetable oil for frying
1/2 c. cornstarch
1 T. vegetable oil
3 stalks celery, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 medium onion, cut into wedges
white sugar to taste
salt to taste
1 c. water
1/4 t. salt
3/4 c. white sugar
1/3 c. apple cider vinegar
1/4 c. ketchup
1/2 t. soy sauce
1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks, undrained
2 T. cornstarch
1/4 c. water

Mix the fist 6 ingredients together. Cover, and place in the refrigerator at least 1 hour. Heat 1 quart oil to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C) in a large, heavy saucepan or deep fryer. Coat the pork with cornstarch, and fry in the heated oil about 10 minutes, until evenly browned. Drain on paper towels. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok over medium heat. Stir in the celery, green bell pepper, and onion, and cook until tender. Season with salt and sugar. Remove from heat. Put the salt, sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, and soy saucein a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, and stir in the cooked pork, celery mixture, and the pineapple chunks with juice. Return to boil, and mix in cornstarch and water to thicken. Cook until well blended.

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