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Hot And Sour Pork

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Ingredients
  Pork tenderloin 12 Ounce
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Corn flour 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Fresh root ginger 1 Inch, peeled
  Red chilies 2 , chopped
  Garlic clove 1 Large
  Dry red chilies 2 , roughly chopped
  Tofu 10 Ounce, drained
  Tofu 10 Ounce, drained and dried (Packet, 300 Gram)
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Pepper red 1 Large, cored, deseeded and cut lengthways into strips
  Mange-tout 8 Ounce (250 Gram)
  Chicken stock 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)
  Chili sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Coriander sprigs 2 (To Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Keep pork inside a wrapper and freeze for about 1 hour until just frozen.
2. Cut the pork diagonally into 5 mm (X inch) thick slices.
3. In a large mixing bowl, place the pork slices and add soy sauce, vinegar and corn flour; stir well to mix.
4. Using a pestle and mortar, pound ginger, garlic and chillies or process in a food processor or blender.
5. Slice tofu in roughly the same size as pork.
6. Heat a wok or frying pan until hot.

MAKING
7. In the heated wok or frying pan, add 1 tablespoon oil and heat over a moderate heat until hot.
8. Add red pepper and snap peas.
9. Season with salt and pepper and stir-fry for 3 minutes.
10. Remove the stir fried vegetables with a slotted spoon and keep aside.
11. In the same wok, heat 2 tablespoons oil.
12. Add tofu and stir-fry carefully over moderate heat for 1-2 minutes until lightly colored on both sides.
13. Remove stir fried tofu with a slotted spoon and keep over paper to drain liquids.
14. Keep tofu hot.
15. Add the remaining oil in the wok and heat until hot.
16. Add the pounded mixture and stir-fry over a gentle heat for 2-3 minutes to blend the flavors without browning the ingredients.
17. Add about half of the pork.
18. Stir-fry on high heat for 2-3 minutes.
19. Remove stir fried pork and keep aside.
20. Stir fry the remaining meat in the wok and keep aside.
21. In the wok, pour stock and boil at high; stir constantly.
22. Stir in the chilli sauce.
23. Return the entire stir fried pork to the wok along with the with the red pepper and snap peas.
24. Stir-fry for another 1-2 minutes until all the ingredients are hot and evenly combined.
25. Add tofu at the end and gently mix with other ingredients.

SERVING
26. Garnish with coriander and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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