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Sweet And Sour Pork

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Sweet and sour pork is a fried and cooked pork recipe. Made with a flour and baking powder coating, the pork is fried and cooked in pineapple juice with carrots and green peppers. Served with rice or noodles, it is savory and filling.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lean boneless pork 1 Pound
  Canned pineapple chunks 20 Ounce (1 Can)
  White vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Red pepper To Taste, seeded, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces
  Green pepper To Taste, seeded, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces
  Packed brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Mix flour, salt and baking powder in medium mixing bowl.
Blend in cold water.
Add pork.
Stir to coat.
Set aside.
Drain pineapple chunks, reserving juice.
Set aside pineapple chunks.
Blend reserved pineapple juice, vinegar and cornstarch in small bowl.
Set aside.
Heat 1 inch Oil in Dutch oven to 375 °F.
Remove half the pork from batter with slotted spoon; add to Oil.
Fry 3 to 5 minutes, or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
Repeat with remaining pork.
Pour off all but 1 tablespoon drippings from Dutch oven.
Add both pepper.
Stir-fry over moderate heat 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender-crisp.
Stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes longer.
Add pineapple juice mixture, pineapple chunks and brown sugar.
Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
Cook and stir until mixture is clear and thickened.
Stir in pork.
Cook about 3 minutes, or until hot.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Pork

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2098 Calories from Fat 983

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g169.2%

Saturated Fat 28.1 g140.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 272.2 mg90.7%

Sodium 2392.3 mg99.7%

Total Carbohydrates 181 g60.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26.1%

Sugars 104.3 g

Protein 97 g193.7%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 5.7%

Calcium 25.9% Iron 37.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet And Sour Pork Recipe