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Fruited Sweet-Sour Pork

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Fruited Sweet-Sour Pork is a dish based on the Cantonese tradition. This dish is very simple and interesting to eat. The sweet sour or fruited sauce goes very well with pork and is mostly served with rice. Fruited sweet-sour pork has health benefits.
Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Pork shoulder 1 1⁄2 Pound, sliced in thin strips (2-2 1/2 Pound Pork Shoulder, Boned)
  Canned pineapple tidbits 13 1⁄2 Ounce
  Bottled russian dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green pepper 1 Medium, sliced thin
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thinly sliced
  Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Hot)
Directions

GETTING READY
1)Preheat fry pan at 350 degrees.
2)Drain pineapple and reserving about 3/4 cup syrup.

MAKING
3)Add butter or margarine to the pan and add pork and saute about 2 to 3 minutes or until meat is browned.
4)In a bowl, pineapple syrup, Russian dressing, water, cornstarch, soy sauce, vinegar and salt. 6) Pour it on meat and stir until thickened. Cover.
5)Decrease the heat to 225 degrees and simmer 1/2 hour, or until meat is fork tender.
6)Add green pepper, onion, and pineapple tidbits. Cover and cook 5 minutes.

SERVING
7)Serve over hot cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Sour
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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