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Sweet And Sour Pork Recipe

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

Bonnie Haegele
Added: Wednesday, February 27, 2008


2 lb. pork shoulder cubed
1 Tbsp Gravy Master
2 Tbsp. flour
1 c. pineapple chunks drained (save juices)
1/2 c. beef broth
1/4 c. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. vinegar
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
1 bell pepper cut into strips
1 (8 oz.) can water chestnuts, drained and sliced
2 Tbsp. cornstarch

In crock pot, toss pork cubes and Gravy Master, coating meat. Sprinkle with flour; stir until evenly coated. Combine 1/2 c. of reserved pineapple juice, beef broth, brown sugar, cider vinegar, soy sauce, and salt. Pour over pork cubes. Cover and cook for 7 to 8 hours, stirring in pineapple and water chestnuts into a bowl; cover and keep warm.

Skim off fat from cooking juices measure cooking juices, adding reserved pineapple juice to equal 2 cups. Pour in saucepan. Mix cornstarch with 1/4 c. water and stir into liquid. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly, until sauce boils for1 minute. Serve with steamed rice.




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