Sweet & Sour Pork

INGREDIENTS

  • 600g Pork
  • 1 tbsp Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup Pineapple (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp Spring onions (finely chopped)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Pepper
  • Salt to taste

Batter

  • 3/4 cup Plain flour
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 1/4 tsp Baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 Egg

For the sauce

  • 3 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Chilli sauce
  • 4 tbsp Rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 1/4 cup Honey/ Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp Water

METHOD

  • Cut the pork into bites size pieces. Place them in a bowl, pour in soya sauce, add salt and baking powder. Keep it aside for few hours. Whisk the eggs together in a bowl. Mix flour and cornstarch, have it ready on a plate. Dip the pork pieces in the egg mixture and then coat them with flour. Do this process twice.
  • Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan. In a small bowl mix together the ingredients for the sauce. Set it aside.
  • Deep fry the pork until the coating turns golden brown and the pork is cooked through. Transfer them onto a plate.
  • Heat a wok, add oil and once its hot, add minced garlic until fragrant. Then fry the onions, bell pepper and chopped pineapple for 2 minutes until crisp-tender.
  • Add the fried pork pieces and the sauce that was set aside. Season with salt and pepper. Coat everything evenly and stir fry for a minute or two.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with spring onions and sesame seeds. Enjoy!



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