Sweet and sour pork



  • ½ lb pork(200 g), chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon corn flour
  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup corn flour(100 g)
  • 2 ½ cups oil(500 mL)

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, crushed
  • ½ green bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ red bell pepper, chopped
  • ⅔ cup pineapple(150 g)
  • ¼ cup white caster sugar(50 g)
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar(50 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup


    step 1

    In a bowl, combine all marinade ingredients with the pork. Cover and leave to marinade in the fridge 20 minutes.

    step 2

    Place the corn flour in a large bowl and toss the marinated pork chunks until liberally coated.

    step 3

    In a medium-sized saucepan, heat the oil to 350˚F (180°C).

    step 4

    Deep fry the pork pieces for about 3-4 minutes until the coating is golden brown and the pork is cooked throughout. Set aside.

    step 5

    For the sauce, place a frying pan over a medium heat and add the oil.

    step 6

    Sauté the garlic until fragrant, then fry the peppers until soften.

    step 7

    Add in the pineapple and warm thorough.

    step 8

    Add the sugar, vinegar, and ketchup, stir. Bring the mixture to a boil.

    step 9

    Add the pork to the frying pan and coat everything evenly with the sauce.

    step 10

    Serve top with sesame seeds.