Simple sweet and sour pork

This is a classic sweet and sour pork recipe.  Although you could easily substitute chicken, fish or beef for the pork.

SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner

Method

Sweet and sour sauce

  1. Place canned pineapple with juice, soy sauce, vinegar, tomato sauce, brown sugar and ginger into a saucepan and bring to a simmer
  2. Wet the cornflour with a little water
  3. Slowly pour the cornflour mixture into the simmering sauce while stirring constantly until it gets to the desired thickness

Stir fry

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok
  2. Add the pork and brown, remove from the pan and set aside
  3. Add the vegetables to the pan and cook until tender
  4. Add the pork back to the pan with the sweet and sour sauce and heat through
  5. Serve with rice
  •  
    Sweet and sour sauce
  • 425 g
    pineapple pieces in juice
  • 2 tsp
    soy sauce
  • 1½ tbsp
    vinegar
  • 1½ tbsp
    tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ginger, grated (optional)
  • 1 tbsp
    cornflour
  •  
    Stir fry
  • 1 tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 500 g
    lean pork, sliced thinly
  • onion, sliced
  • ½ 
    capsicum, chopped
  • carrots, peeled and sliced
  • ½ 
    broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 cup
    cabbage, shredded
Per serve
  • Energy
    522kJ
  • Total Fat
    3.1g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.5g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    21g
  • Sugars
    20.1g
  • Total Fat
    4.4g
  • Sodium
    51mg

Method

Sweet and sour sauce

  1. Place canned pineapple with juice, soy sauce, vinegar, tomato sauce, brown sugar and ginger into a saucepan and bring to a simmer
  2. Wet the cornflour with a little water
  3. Slowly pour the cornflour mixture into the simmering sauce while stirring constantly until it gets to the desired thickness

Stir fry

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok
  2. Add the pork and brown, remove from the pan and set aside
  3. Add the vegetables to the pan and cook until tender
  4. Add the pork back to the pan with the sweet and sour sauce and heat through
  5. Serve with rice