Asian Sweet and Sour Pork

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Savor the taste of Asia with this delicious sweet and sour pork recipe. Sweet and Sour pork pieces, vibrant vegetables, and a tangy sauce come together in a dish that’s perfect for any occasion. Easy to prepare and absolutely satisfying, this recipe will quickly become a favorite in your household.

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Asian Sweet and Sour Pork

Difficulty: Medium
Calories: 1246.50 kcal/serving
Servings: 4
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Nutrition per Serving: 18.39 g protein / 115.71 g fat / 31.59 g carbs

Ingredients for 4 Servings:

  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 2/3 cups (400 ml) vegetable oil
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 egg
  • 12 oz (350 g) pork fillet
  • 1/2 green bell pepper
  • 3 stalks green onion
  • 1 tbsp rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1/2 orange

For the Sauce:

  • 1 tsp water
  • 2/3 cup (150 ml) chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar


Marinate the Pork:

Cut the pork into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes. Place in a bowl, add the wine and soy sauce, mix well, and let it sit for 20 minutes.

Asian Sweet and Sour Pork

Prepare the Vegetables and Orange:

Peel the orange and segment it. Cut the bell peppers into 1-inch (2.5 cm) squares, removing the seeds. Peel and cube the carrot. Wash and cut the green onions into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. Blanch the carrots in boiling water for 4 minutes and drain.

Asian Sweet and Sour Pork

Batter the Pork:

Beat the egg with the corn starch until smooth. Remove the pork from the marinade and pat dry. Coat the pork pieces in the egg mixture.

Asian Sweet and Sour Pork

Fry the Pork:

Heat the vegetable oil in a wok until very hot. Fry the pork pieces in batches, stirring frequently, for 4–5 minutes until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Asian Sweet and Sour Pork

Prepare the Sauce:

In a saucepan, mix the chicken broth, soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, sugar, and tomato paste. Bring to a boil. Add the chopped vegetables and stir.

Asian Sweet and Sour Pork

Thicken the Sauce:

Mix the corn starch with water and add to the sauce. Bring to a boil again. Reduce heat, add the fried pork and orange segments. Stir and heat through for 3 minutes.

Asian Sweet and Sour Pork


Transfer the sweet and sour pork to a large serving dish and serve immediately.

Asian Sweet and Sour Pork

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