Sweet & Sour Pork

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Pork
Rice
Sides/Snacks

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Anyone who loves Chinese cooking will definitely like Sweet and Sour Pork aka 咕老肉!
This all time favourite is a cult classic. Crispy fried pork pieces, pineapple cubes, and the peppers… yummmmmm. The key to mastering the sauce is the right balance between sweet AND sour, so that it pairs itself really well with the meat.
It’s a really straightforward dish to make too, and best eaten right after cooking. So get your tummy ready and try out this dish!
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Ingredients

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g
g
pork shoulder
0.00
g
g
pork shoulder
0.00
tsp
tsp
light soy sauce
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tsp
tsp
light soy sauce
0.00
tsp
tsp
rice wine
0.00
tsp
tsp
rice wine
0.00
tsp
tsp
corn flour
0.00
tsp
tsp
corn flour
0.00
red
red
bell pepper
0.00
red
red
bell pepper
0.00
green
green
bell pepper
0.00
green
green
bell pepper
0.00
pcs
pcs
of pineapple rings
0.00
pcs
pcs
of pineapple rings

Batter

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cup
cup
plain flour
0.00
cup
cup
plain flour
0.00
cup
cup
corn flour
0.00
cup
cup
corn flour
0.00
tsp
tsp
baking soda
0.00
tsp
tsp
baking soda
pinch Salt
0.00
pinch Salt
0.00
tsp
tsp
cooking oil
0.00
tsp
tsp
cooking oil
0.00
egg
0.00
egg
0.00
cup
cup
water
0.00
cup
cup
water

Sauce

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tbsp
tbsp
ketchup
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
ketchup
0.00
tsp
tsp
plum sauce
0.00
tsp
tsp
plum sauce
0.00
tsp
tsp
rice vinegar
0.00
tsp
tsp
rice vinegar
0.00
tsp
tsp
worcestershire
0.00
tsp
tsp
worcestershire
0.00
tsp
tsp
oyster sauce
0.00
tsp
tsp
oyster sauce
0.00
tsp
tsp
corn flour
0.00
tsp
tsp
corn flour
0.00
tsp
tsp
sugar
0.00
tsp
tsp
sugar
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
water
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
water
0.00
clove
clove
of garlic
0.00
clove
clove
of garlic

Steps

1

Marinate 200g pork shoulder with 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp rice wine, 1 tsp corn flour.
Marinate 200g pork shoulder with 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp rice wine, 1 tsp corn flour.
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2

Mix and let it marinate for 25 mins.
Mix and let it marinate for 25 mins.
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3

Cut ½ of both red and green bell peppers into cubes.
Cut ½ of both red and green bell peppers into cubes.
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4

Cut 2 pcs of pineapple rings into small pieces.
Cut 2 pcs of pineapple rings into small pieces.
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5

Chop 1 clove of garlic.
Chop 1 clove of garlic.
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6

Sift ½ cup plain flour with ¼ cup corn flour.
Sift ½ cup plain flour with ¼ cup corn flour.
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7

Add 1 tsp baking soda, pinch of salt, 1 tsp cooking oil, crack an egg and then ½ cup water into the flour.
Add 1 tsp baking soda, pinch of salt, 1 tsp cooking oil, crack an egg and then ½ cup water into the flour.
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8

Mix batter until smooth.
Mix batter until smooth.
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9

Coat pork with batter..
Coat pork with batter..
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10

Deep-fry until golden brown.
Deep-fry until golden brown.
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11

For the sauce: Add 2 tbsp ketchup, 1 tsp plum sauce, ½ tsp rice vinegar, ½ tsp worcestershire, 1 tsp oyster sauce, 1 tsp corn flour, 1 tsp sugar, 2 tbsp water, and mix.
For the sauce: Add 2 tbsp ketchup, 1 tsp plum sauce, ½ tsp rice vinegar, ½ tsp worcestershire, 1 tsp oyster sauce, 1 tsp corn flour, 1 tsp sugar, 2 tbsp water, and mix.
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12

Heat the wok and stir fry garlic, then the bell peppers and pineapples.
Heat the wok and stir fry garlic, then the bell peppers and pineapples.
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13

When you can smell the peppers add in the fried pork pieces and then the sweet and sour sauce.
When you can smell the peppers add in the fried pork pieces and then the sweet and sour sauce.
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14

Toss and cook until the sauce thickens, it's done.
Toss and cook until the sauce thickens, it's done.
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