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Sweet and Sour Pork

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  Pork fillet 6 Ounce
  Onion 1 Small
  Carrots 1 Small
  Baby sweet corn 2 Ounce
  Red pepper 1 Small
  Spring onions 2
  Mange tout peas 2 Ounce
  Sunflower oil 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 4 Fluid Ounce
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato ketchup 2 Tablespoon
  Cornflour 1 Teaspoon
  Long grain rice 8 Ounce, cooked
  Unsalted cashew nuts 1 Ounce
  Frozen petit pois 1 Ounce, thawed
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Light soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste

1. Cut the pork into thin strips. Season the pork with salt and pepper and toss in the sugar.
2. Thickly slice the onion. Peel and thinly slice the carrot diagonally.
3.Cut the sweet corn into diagonal pieces. Cut both ends off the pepper, remove the seeds and slice the flesh into 1-inch strips, then cut into diamonds.
4. Finely chop the spring onions. Cut the mange-tout in half.

5. In a wok, heat 1 tablespoon of oil until very hot, add seasoned pork and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until caramelised to a rich golden colour. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain in a sieve, standing over a bowl.
6. Add the onion to the wok and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the carrot and sweet corn and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
7. In a saucepan, add stock, vinegar and tomato ketchup and bring to the boil. Simmer until thickened and reduced, adding the corn flour, mixed with a little cold water, to thicken the sauce.

8. In a frying pan, heat the remaining oil and add the rice, nuts and petit pois and stir-fry for 1 minute, add the spring onions and cook for a further 1-2 minutes, tossing occasionally.
9. Pour the egg, in a thin stream, into the rice mixture, stirring all the time. Sprinkle over the soy sauce and remove from the heat.
10. In the wok with onion and sweet corn, heat and add the pepper and mange-tout to the wok and cook for 2 minutes
11. Stir the sweet and sour sauce into the vegetables until coated. Add the pork and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until tender.

12. Onto warmed serving plates, spoon the rice and arrange the pork mixture on top.
13. Serve at once with chopsticks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Holiday, Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 968 Calories from Fat 268

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.3%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 107.5 mg35.8%

Sodium 1607.2 mg67%

Total Carbohydrates 135 g44.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.4%

Sugars 21.8 g

Protein 37 g73.2%

Vitamin A 135.8% Vitamin C 181.3%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 22.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet And Sour Pork Recipe