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Sweet Pork with Vegetables Recipe | Pork Chinese Style

Sweet Pork with Vegetables Recipe | Pork Chinese Style

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Beef & Lamb, Main Courses
Cuisine Asian, China
Servings 4


  • 1 onion
  • ¼ cucumber
  • ½ red pepper, seeded
  • ½ green pepper, seeded
  • 1 slice pineapple, fresh or canned
  • 4 tbsps pineapple juice
  • 3 tbsps wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tomato, peeled, seeded and crushed
  • cups chicken stock
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • 1 tsp cornstarch, mixed with 1 tsp water
  • 1 lb pork, cut into thin strips
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper


  • #Pork with matchstick vegetables in a marvellous sweet sauce.# Cut the onion, cucumber, red and green pepper and pineapple into thin matchsticks.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the pineapple juice, vinegar, chili sauce, sugar, crushed tomato and chicken stock.
  • Heat the oil in a wok, stir-fry the pork and the garlic. Once the meat is golden brown, remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add all the vegetables and the pineapple to the wok and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Return the pork to the wok with the vegetables and pineapple and pour over the contents of the bowl. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring, and shaking, the wok from time to time.
  • Thicken the sauce by adding the cornstarch gradually, stirring continuously until the desired consistency is reached. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve piping hot. #TIME# Preparation takes about 25 minutes and cooking takes approximately 40 minutes. #VARIATION# Replace the pineapple juice with orange juice. #WATCHPOINT# The vegetables must be stir-fried quickly so that they remain slightly crisp.
Keyword Pork recipes, Vegetarian