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Sweet And Sour Pork

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Ingredients
  Pork 1 Pound, cut in 1 inch cubes
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Cornstarch 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Green pepper 1 , julienned
  Carrot 1 , julienned
  Sliced ginger root 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, toss the pork with 1 teaspoon of sugar and the soy sauce.
2) Let it rest for 10 minutes.
3) Dip the pork in egg and then roll in cornstarch (Reserve 1 table spoon of cornstarch).
4) Let it stand until the cornstarch is absorbed by the pork pieces.

MAKING
5) In a wok, heat fat to 360°F and fry the pork in it until browned, about 10 minutes.
6) Drain the pork pieces on the paper napkins.
7) In a skillet heat 2 tablespoon of fat, sauté the garlic, onion, green pepper, carrot and ginger for 2 minutes.

FINALIZING
8) In a bowl mix together the remaining sugar, 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, salt, vinegar and water.
9) Stir the cornstarch mixture to the vegetables and bring slowly to a boil.
10) Add pork and simmer for 3 minutes.

SERVING
11) Serve hot on a bed of steam rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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