Monday, May 3, 2010

Sweet and Sour Pork (咕咾肉)

1 lb boneless pork loin - cut into bite sized chunks
1 green and/or yellow bell pepper
3 dried red chilli
1 small can pineapple chunks - drained, reserve juice
1/2 cucumber - cut into bite sized chunks
1/2 white onion - diced
2 shallots - diced
1 clove garlic - minced
toasted seasame seeds

1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cooking wine
1 tsp ginger juice
pinch of salt
pinch of pepper

3 tbsp ketchup
1 tsp sugar
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp vinegar
1/2 cup pineapple juice

cornstarch mixture

hubby's first dish that got me clicking away....

  1. Marinate pork in salt, pepper, soy sauce, wine and ginger juice for 15 minutes.
  2. Coat pork with cornstarch. Fry in hot oil until crisp. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat oil. Saute garlic, onions, shallots and chilli till fragrant. 
  4. Add seasoning and bring to a boil. Add fried pork, bell pepper, pineapple and cucumber and mix well.
  5. Simmer for about 10 mins or until vegetables are tender.
  6. Thicken with cornstarch mixture
  7. Sprinkle some toasted seasame seeds over the dish and Serve while hot.