Healthy Sweet and Sour Pork

A famous recipe originally invented by Chinese chef Mr Chen. You can easily make this healthier version at home without deep frying the pork first.

Recipe By: KitchenCIB (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/94)
Serves 1 Cook: 25 min

Ingredients

Pork loin fillets 100g
Carrot 1/2
Onion 1/2
Spring onions 2
Seasonings:
Salt & pepper as required
Sake 1 tsp
Soy sauce 1 tsp
Potato starch 1 tbsp
Sweet & sour sauce:
Sugar 1 tbsp
Vinegar 1 tbsp
Sake 1 tsp
Soy sauce 1 tsp
Chicken stock 100ml
Potato starch in water 1 tbsp
Salt as required
Tomato ketchup 1 tbsp
Sesame oil 1 tbsp

Method

1
Slice the pork loin thinly and rub well with the seasonings.
2
Put all the sweet and sour sauce ingredients in a bowl and mix together.
3
Dredge the pork slices with potato starch and drizzle with a touch of water just before frying to prevent the coating from coming off.
4
Heat a frying pan on medium heat and add some vegetable oil and fry the pork from Step 3.
5
Add the small chopped vegetables and fry with the pork.
6
When the pork is cooked and the vegetables are soft, add the ketchup and mix. Turn the heat down to low.
7
Pour in the sweet and sour sauce from Step 2 a ladle at a time and thicken. Don't pour in all at once.
8
When the sauce is thickened, add a final touch of flavour with the sesame oil drizzled on top.

Tips & Note

Restaurants usually deep fry the pork in batter, but this would be a nuisance at home. Thin slices of fried pork dredged with the coating is a much less troublesome option. The sweet and sour sauce recipe given here is just a standard but you can customise to suit your taste.

Healthy Sweet and Sour Pork

A famous recipe originally invented by Chinese chef Mr Chen. You can easily make this healthier version at home without deep frying the pork first.

Recipe By: KitchenCIB (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/94)

Serves 1

Cook: 25 min

Ingredients

Pork loin fillets 100g
Carrot 1/2
Onion 1/2
Spring onions 2
Seasonings:
Salt & pepper as required
Sake 1 tsp
Soy sauce 1 tsp
Potato starch 1 tbsp
Sweet & sour sauce:
Sugar 1 tbsp
Vinegar 1 tbsp
Sake 1 tsp
Soy sauce 1 tsp
Chicken stock 100ml
Potato starch in water 1 tbsp
Salt as required
Tomato ketchup 1 tbsp
Sesame oil 1 tbsp

Healthy Sweet and Sour Pork

Recipe ID :1058 Posted on 01 SEP 2015

Serves 1

Cook 25min
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A famous recipe originally invented by Chinese chef Mr Chen. You can easily make this healthier version at home without deep frying the pork first.

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100g
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2
as required
1 tsp
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1 tbsp
1 tbsp
1 tbsp
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1 tsp
100ml
1 tbsp
as required
1 tbsp
1 tbsp

Method

Cook
25min
1
Slice the pork loin thinly and rub well with the seasonings.
2
Put all the sweet and sour sauce ingredients in a bowl and mix together.
3
Dredge the pork slices with potato starch and drizzle with a touch of water just before frying to prevent the coating from coming off.
4
Heat a frying pan on medium heat and add some vegetable oil and fry the pork from Step 3.
5
Add the small chopped vegetables and fry with the pork.
6
When the pork is cooked and the vegetables are soft, add the ketchup and mix. Turn the heat down to low.
7
Pour in the sweet and sour sauce from Step 2 a ladle at a time and thicken. Don't pour in all at once.
8
When the sauce is thickened, add a final touch of flavour with the sesame oil drizzled on top.

Tips & Note

Restaurants usually deep fry the pork in batter, but this would be a nuisance at home. Thin slices of fried pork dredged with the coating is a much less troublesome option. The sweet and sour sauce recipe given here is just a standard but you can customise to suit your taste.

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