Rss Feed Tweeter button Facebook button Flickr button

Apr 08 2009

Who Knew I Could Make Sweet and Sour Pork?

Published by at 10:39 pm under Cooking at Home

We had defrosted some pork shoulder that was already cut in cubes, but we didn’t decide on how to prepare it. Since I was getting bored of the regular Lee Kum Kee sauces we had in the cupboard, I decided to do a quick recipe search online for the pork. There were a ton of recipes that required some pre-marination, so that didn’t work. At last, I stumbled upon a Sweet and Sour recipe at this site called porkchoprecipes.net. Luckily, I had all of the ingredients required and the cooking time wasn’t that long – so I took a stab at preparing this dish.

First, mix together 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/3 cup of white vinegar, 6 tbsp of pineapple juice, 1 tbsp of cornstarch, and 2 tsp of soy sauce. Once all of this is combined and mixed, it should look like this.

First, mix together 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/3 cup of white vinegar, 6 tbsp of pineapple juice, 1 tbsp of cornstarch, and 2 tsp of soy sauce. Once all of this is combined and mixed, it should look like this.

Then bring this mixture to a boil over the stove - cook until clear and slightly thick. This should only take a few minutes.

Then bring this mixture to a boil over the stove - cook until clear and slightly thick. This should only take a few minutes.

Add the pork (this recipe actually called for pork chops, but this will work) and coat with the sauce. Cover the pan and cook over low heat for about 40 minutes, turning frequently. Season with salt and pepper, and feel free to add green onions and parsley.

Add the pork (this recipe actually called for pork chops, but this will work) and coat with the sauce. Cover the pan and cook over low heat for about 40 minutes, turning frequently. Season with salt and pepper, and feel free to add green onions and parsley.

To eat with the sweet and sour pork, I stir fried some asparagus and added oyster sauce which gives it a nice savory flavor.

To eat with the sweet and sour pork, I stir fried some asparagus and added oyster sauce which gives it a nice savory flavor.

This is definitely something we don't eat regularly, but once in awhile, it's nice to try something different. As far as this recipe is concerned, I would tweak it by using less sugar so that it isn't too sweet. Other than that, the sauce turned out good and now I can say I know how to make sweet and sour sauce!

This is definitely something we don't eat regularly, but once in awhile, it's nice to try something different. As far as this recipe is concerned, I would tweak it by using less sugar so that it isn't too sweet. Other than that, the sauce turned out good and now I can say I know how to make sweet and sour sauce!

3 responses so far

3 Responses to “Who Knew I Could Make Sweet and Sour Pork?”

  1. sunnyon 14 Apr 2009 at 12:23 pm

    these dishes look amazing
    i want someeeeee

  2. Teresa Jenkinson 15 Apr 2009 at 11:15 pm

    That was really great. My family loved it. I get a lot of great how-to ideas on Wacanai.com ( http://www.wacanai.com/intro ). You should post this one there. I think a lot of people would like it. You can link your webpage to the website too. It is has some great articles on it and when people search for things with similar items or ingredients your article will pop up.

  3. thefoodaddictson 16 Apr 2009 at 7:58 pm

    Hey Teresa! Thanks for visiting our blog and for sharing the Wacanai website with us. I’m glad you liked the sweet and sour pork recipe!

Trackback URI | Comments RSS

Leave a Reply

CommentLuv badge

  The Food Addicts Copyright © 2016

Creative Commons License
The Food Addicts by The Food Addicts is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
Based on a work at www.thefoodaddicts.com.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.thefoodaddicts.com.