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Sweet & Sour Pork

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Ingredients
  Cornstarch 47 Gram (1/3 Cup/45 Gram; Plus 4 Teaspoons)
  White vinegar 60 Milliliter (Wine / Distilled, 1/4 Cup)
  Sugar 50 Gram (1/4 Cup)
  Catsup 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Reduced sodium soy sauce 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Hot chili oil 1⁄8 Teaspoon (Or Use Purchased, Also To Taste)
  Egg white 1 Large
  Pork tenderloin 1 Pound, trimmed of fat and cut into 1 -inch chunks (445 Gram)
  Vegetable oil 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Onion 1 Large, cut into thin wedges
  Green bell pepper 8 Ounce, seeded and cut into 1-inch squares (1 Large One Of 230 Grams)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced / pressed
  Tomato 8 Ounce, cut into wedges (1 Large One Of 250 Gram)
  Pineapple chunks 235 Gram, drained (1 1/2 Cup, Fresh / Canned)
Directions

1. For sweet-sour sauce, in a medium-size bowl, stir together 4 teaspoons of the cornstarch and the vinegar until blended. Stir in 3/4 cup (180 ml) water, sugar, catsup, soy sauce and Hot Chile Oil. Set aside 2. In a medium-size bowl, beat egg white to blend well. Place remaining 1/3 cup (45 g) cornstarch in another medium-size bowl. Dip pork chunks, a portion at a time, in egg white; then coat lightly with cornstarch and shake off excess.
3. Heat vegetable oil in a wide nonstick frying pan or wok over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add meat and stir-fry gently until golden brown on outside and no longer pink in center; cut to test (about 8 minutes). Add water, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) at a time, if pan appears dry. Remove meat from pan with a slotted spoon; keep warm.
4. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic, and 1 tablespoon (15 ml) water to pan; stir-fry for 1 minute. Add more water, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) at a time, if pan appears dry. Stir reserved sweet-sour sauce well and pour into pan. Cook, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens slightly (2 to 3 minutes).
5. Add tomato, pineapple, and meat to pan. Cook, stirring gently but thoroughly, just until heated through (1 to 2 minutes).

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Quick

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