Monday, February 4, 2013

Sweet & Sour Pork - Creative Monday Linky


   
   I love Chinese food and one of my favourite dishes is sweet and sour pork. My twin also liked this dish.  Below is the recipe.

Ingredients
2lb. of pork
2 tsps. salt
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp. pepper
1 cup flour
1 green pepper, cut in thin strips
Cooking oil for frying

Method
1. Cut the pork into strips about 1-inch thick and 2 inches long.
2. Season with salt, pepper and garlic.
3. Coat pork in flour and deep-fry until cooked

SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE
1 1/2 cups of water
2/3 cup of vinegar
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1/2 cup Tomato Ketchup
4 slices of ginger
1/4 cup sliced carrots
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup pineapple chunks/slices, cut in small pieces

Method
1. Combine water, vinegar, sugar and tomato ketchup in a saucepan.
2. Add ginger and carrot slices and bring to a boil. Cook slowly for 5 minutes.
3. Dissolve cornstarch in a small amount of water and add to the sauce. Stir until it thickens.
4. Add pineapple chunks/pieces. Pour sauce over pork and serve.



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36 comments:

Claire Justine said...

I love sweet and sour but have never made my own sauce. This looks sooo good :) thanks for sharing and co hosting :)

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Clairejustine! I am a big sweet and sour fan. As always I am happy to be co-hosting. Have a great Monday.

Winnie said...

Thanks so much for another party Judy :)
(I cannot comment on your dish, as pork is forbidden for us.... sorry)

Judy Haughton-James said...

You are welcome Winnie! No problem Winnie, I respect your religious beliefs. Take care.

Sandee said...

It's one of my favorite dishes too. Now I'm hungry.

Have a fabulous day Judy. ☺

Judy Haughton-James said...

So you also like this dish Sandee! Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.

Angie G. said...

This looks like a great dish. We always order the sweet and sour chicken, never thought of doing it with pork. Thanks for hosting. Hope you have a great day!
Angie G.
http://mycraftycollections.blogspot.com/
P.S. - Thanks for being my first follower!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot Angie G!I also like sweet and sour chicken. I am happy to be your first Follower. A great day to you too.

Maria said...

This looks and sounds awesome, Judy! I'm a big fan of anything sweet and sour! Love sweet and sour chicken, thought it's been quite a bit since I've had it! You are always cooking so many wonderful dishes! Thanks so much for sharing! I hope you're enjoying your Sunday night and that February is off to a great start for you! Xoxox
Maria

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Maria! Oh yes, sweet and sour chicken is also great. My Sunday night is going fine and I hope this will be a good week. Have yourself a wonderful week and Lots of Love, Friendship & Best Wishes to you, Steve and Beano.

AVCr8teur said...

I like sweet & sour food! Looking at your picture and reading your recipe is making my mouth water. Yum!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks AVCr8teur! Have a good Monday.

Katherines Corner said...

My husband likes sweet and sour pork. Thank you for hosting your wonderful party. I look forward to hopping around , wishing you a beautiful day xo

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks for linking up Katie! I also wish you a beautiful day.

lovenotesrestylestudio.com said...

Thanks for hosting. Love sweet and sour!

Judy Haughton-James said...

You are welcome lovenotesrestylestudio! Have a good Monday.

Paula Miller said...

I could go for some of this pork right now! YUM!

Thanks for hosting Judy and have a great week :)

Paula
lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Paula! A great week to you too.

Shelly Ann said...

Judy this looks great! I am going to try this recipe! I joined the hop.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Shelly Ann! I am glad you have added a link.

alissa apel said...

Goodness that look tasty!!!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Alissa!

Jessica Eustace said...

That sweet and sour pork looks really good. Swinging by from the GFC collective blog hop.

Colette S said...

Ooh yum! So juicy! So delish!

Kelli Becton said...

Oh yummy - we need to try this one for sure - i've only done stir fry at home not sweet & sour! Thanks Judy have a great week!

Lisa said...

This looks great. My husband tends to order this when we do Chinese food. I think I'll surprise him with your recipe! :-) Thanks so much for hosting!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Colette!

Judy Haughton-James said...

You are welcome Lisa! Have a good day.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Jessica! I will swing over to your Blog today. Have a good day.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Kelli! Have a good day.

Katie B. of HousewifeHowTos.com said...

I love Chinese food, too, and even more when it's homemade since you actually know it hasn't been sitting around for days. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

I found you via Flour Me With Love and would like to invite you to join my How To Tuesday Link Party, too.
http://housewifehowtos.com/link-party-2/how-to-tuesday-link-party-7/

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Katie! I will definitely join your Link Party.

Lisa @ Flour Me With Love said...

This looks divine! I'm going to feature it today, thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

http://www.flourmewithlove.com/2013/02/featuring-you.html

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot Lisa! Have a great day!

Candice said...

Sweet and sour pork was one of my favorites growing up. I haven't had it in many years though. Now, I'm craving it :)

Judy Haughton-James said...

I hope you get to have some soon Candice!

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