Hunan Sweet And Sour Meat
|Lean meat||1⁄2 Kilogram, cut into 1 inch cubes|
|Pineapple slices||2 , cut into 1 inch cubes|
|Onion||1 , quartered|
|Carrots||2 , quartered|
|Capsicums||2 , deseeded and quartered|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), crushed|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Bamboo shoot||2 Tablespoon, minced|
|Ground black pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Sweet and sour sauce||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)|
Parboil meat cubes with little salt.
Place cooked meat in a bowl.
Sprinkle salt, pepper and mix.
Mix in a bowl, flour, cornflour, beaten egg and pour over the meat cubes and rub thoroughly, each piece should be coated well.
Fry meat pieces, few at a time in oil, until colour turns golden brown.
Remove, drain well and keep on a kitchen paper.
Discard excess oil.
Saute onion and crushed garlic for 2 minutes, and add bamboo shoots, vegetables and pineapple.
Saute for 5 minutes.
Add meat pieces.
Stir in sweet and sour sauce, mix well and simmer for 10 minutes.
Remove from fire.
Serve hot with rice or noodles.
Replace meat cubes by boiled, washed and dried soya nuggets or cubed vegetarian ham.
Add 1/2 cup quartered celery and follow the recipe as given above.