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Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

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Contributor:  
Sandy Swart

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 pounds lean shoulder pork cut in strips 2 1/2 x 1 1/2"
2 tablespoons fat
1/4 cup water
2 TBSP cornstarch
1/2 TSP salt
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/4-1/3 c. Vinegar
1 c. pineapple juice
1 Tbsp. Soy sauce
3/4 c. green peppers, cut in strips
1/4 c. thinly sliced onions
1 No. 2 can pineapple chunks

Directions:
Directions:
Brown pork in fat. Add water, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Combine cornstarch, salt, brown sugar, vinegar, pineapple juice, soy sauce, cooking until slightly thick, stirring occasionally. Pour sauce over hot pork, let stand at least 10 minutes. Add green peppers, onion and pineapple chunks and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve over rice

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Tasting luncheon recipe book, 1984, Marysville Kansas. Mary Swart made this for us when we came to visit the farm. It was a game, we would try to decide what she could be serving guess we got there and she would always make something different that we would never guess.

 

 

 

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