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Sweet And Sour Pork With Chestnuts

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Ingredients
  Pork 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1-in. cubes
  Instant minced onion 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Brown bouquet sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Canned pineapple chunks 8 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Packed)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned water chestnuts 5 Ounce, drained and sliced (1 Can)
  Green pepper 1 Medium, sliced
  Tomato 1 Medium, cut in to chunks
Directions

In 2-qt casserole place pork, onion, soy sauce and bouquet sauce.
Reserving juice, drain pineapple.
Set aside.
Add reserved juice to meat, stirring well.
Cover.
Microwave at Medium (5) 30 Minutes, stirring after 15 minutes.
In small bowl stir together water, vinegar, brown sugar, cornstarch and salt.
Add to meat along with pineapple and water chestnuts.
Cover.
Microwave at Medium High (7) 15 to 20 Minutes, stirring and adding green pepper after 8 minutes, until thickened and clear.
Fold in tomato chunks and let stand, covered, 10 minutes before serving.
Serve over rice or crisp noodles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1604 Calories from Fat 244

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.7%

Saturated Fat 7 g35.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 449 mg149.7%

Sodium 2243.9 mg93.5%

Total Carbohydrates 172 g57.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.4%

Sugars 84.4 g

Protein 152 g304%

Vitamin A 31.6% Vitamin C 229.1%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 55.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet And Sour Pork With Chestnuts Recipe