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Sweet And Sour Pork With Lychees

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Sweet And Sour Pork With Lychees is a wonderful treat for youtaste buds. You will drown in the tantalising taste of the fried pork in the sweet and sour sauce. Definitely not something to be missed!
  Pork shoulder 1 Pound
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Monosodium glutamate 1 Pinch
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Eggs 2
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Red pepper 1⁄2
  Green pepper 1⁄2
  Apples 2
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Syrup 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Scallions 4
  Canned lychees 11 Ounce
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste

Cut the pork into 1 inch cubes.
Mix together in a bowl the soy sauce, sherry, ginger and monosodium glutamate.
Add the pork, stir to coat and marinate for 1-2 hours.
Sift the flour, cornflour (cornstarch) and salt into a bowl.
Add the eggs gradually, beating well, to make a smooth batter.
Coat the pork cubes in batter and deep fry in hot oil until golden.
Drain on absorbent kitchen paper and keep hot.
Cut the peppers into wedges.
Peel, core and quarter the apples.
Mix with all the remaining ingredients in a small saucepan.
Bring to the boil, stirring constantly, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Put the pork on a heated serving dish and pour the sauce over.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1707 Calories from Fat 1164

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 131 g202.1%

Saturated Fat 20.6 g103.2%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 176.1 mg58.7%

Sodium 1515.8 mg63.2%

Total Carbohydrates 111 g36.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.4%

Sugars 21.4 g

Protein 26 g51.6%

Vitamin A 17.7% Vitamin C 69.3%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 19.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sweet And Sour Pork With Lychees Recipe