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Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

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Emilia Foard
Added: Tuesday, April 8, 2008


1 16oz can pineapple chunks
4 medium carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 c vegetable oil
1 medium onion, sliced
2 green peppers, cored and sliced
2 lbs lean boneless pork, cut into 3/4" cubes
1/4 c cornstarch
1/2 c soy sauce
1/2 c brown sugar
1/4 cup wine vinegar
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1/2 t pepper
1/4 t hot pepper sauce (optional)

Drain pineapple chunks, reserving liquid. Set aside.

Place carrots and oil in 3 quart microwavable casserole. Stir. Cover and cook on high for 4 minutes. Add onion, peppers and pork. Stir and cook, covered, on high for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a bowl combine reserved pineapple juice and cornstarch and whisk to combine. Add remaining ingredients. and whisk to combine. Add to pork mixture, along with pineapple chunks and stir. Cook, covered, on high for 10 minutes, or until sauce has thickened and pork is done.

Serve over cooked rice or egg noodles. Can also add chow mein noodles.

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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Note: This recipe is really great because you cook the whole thing in the microwave in one bowl. Liz actually added this recipe because Emilia gave it to her years ago, and she continues to make it at least 3-4 times a year.




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