Sweet and Sour Pork With Ginger and Pineapple

Sweet and Sour Pork
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 95 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 80 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 Portions (4-6 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
450 Calories
21g Fat
22g Carbs
43g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4-6 Portions (4-6 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 131mg 44%
Sodium 990mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 43g
Calcium 58mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Sweet and sour pork makes a fabulous everyday meal with hot cooked rice. This recipe includes pineapple, bell peppers, and a tasty soy sauce and ginger sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 large (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 pounds boneless pork loin (trimmed, cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 1 large onion (cut in chunks)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper (cut into chunks)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper (cut into chunks)
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

Steps to Make It

  1. Drain juice from pineapple

  2. Pour juice in a Dutch oven.

  3. Add vinegar, soy sauce, salt, ginger, and 1/2 cup water; stir until smooth.

  4. Add pork and bring to a boil.

  5. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 1 hour, or until meat is tender.

  6. Add onion, green pepper, red pepper, and pineapple chunks.

  7. Simmer 10 minutes longer, or until onion and peppers are just tender.

  8. Put cornstarch in a cup and stir in 3 tablespoons water.

  9. Stir into pork and juices and heat to boiling

  10. Reduce heat, and simmer the sweet and sour pork for 1 minute.

  11. Serve sweet and sour pork with rice, if desired.