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Polynesian Pork

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This Polynesian Pork is from my Mom's cookbook; an easy to prepare treat for any occasion! An irresitible combination of pork and noodles - this Polynesian Pork is something you must not want to miss out on!
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lean pork/Beef sirloin strips 2 Pound, cut in 3 inch wide strips
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), pressed
  Minced fresh ginger root/1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pineapple chunks 2 Can (20 oz)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Wine vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Green peppers 2 , cut into thin strips
  Water chestnuts 1 Can (10 oz), drained and sliced
  Water 10 Cup (160 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Fine noodles 1 Pound, uncooked

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet.
Saute' pork until golden brown, stirring to separate meat strips.
Stir in garlic and ginger.
In a small bowl, mix 1 cup hot water and soy sauce.
Pour over meat.
Cover and simmer 1 hour until tender.
Drain pineapple, reserving 2-1/2 cups syrup.
Mix reserved syrup, brown sugar, cornstarch and vinegar.
Add to pork mixture.
Cook and stir frequently until thickened.
Add pineapple chunks and onions.
Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
Add green peppers and water chestnuts.
Simmer 5 minutes.
Bring 10 cups water to a rapid boil in a heavy 5 quart pot or Dutch oven.
Add salt and 1 tablespoon oil.
Gradually add noodles, being sure water continues to boil.
Cook noodles uncovered until tender but firm, stirring occasionally.
Serve pork mixture over hot cooked noodles.
Makes 8 servings.

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