Sweet & Sour Pork

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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200g pork shoulder
1tsp light soy sauce
1tsp rice wine
1tsp corn flour
½red bell pepper
½green bell pepper
2pcs of pineapple rings
Batter:
½cup plain flour
¼cup corn flour
1tsp baking soda
pinch Salt
1tsp cooking oil
1 egg
½cup water
Sauce
2tbsp ketchup
1tsp plum sauce
½tsp rice vinegar
½tsp worcestershire
1tsp oyster sauce
1tsp corn flour
1tsp sugar
2tbsp water
1clove of garlic

Directions

1.

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.
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3.

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.
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5.

Chop 1 clove of garlic.
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6.

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.
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8.

Mix batter until smooth.
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9.

Coat pork with batter..
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10.

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.
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12.

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.
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14.

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