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Sweet and sour pork

A tasty, fast Chinese favourite. This home-made version takes only 25 minutes - just as fast as going to the take-away store.
Ingredients
  • 1/2 tablespoon oil
  • 350 grams lean pork, cut into thin strips
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 green capsicum, chopped
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 1/2 cup frozen green beans
  • 1 can pineapple pieces in juice (440 grams)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons crushed ginger
  • 1 tablespoon low-salt soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1/4 cup water
Method
  1. 1. Heat oil in non-stick fry pan. Add pork and stir fry until browned.
  2. 2. Add onion, capsicum, carrot, celery and beans. Stir fry for around 5 minutes.
  3. 3. Drain pineapple, but save 1/2 cup of the juice.
  4. 4. Add pineapple juice, vinegar, tomato sauce, brown sugar, ginger and soy sauce to pan. Stir.
  5. 5. Cover pan with lid and simmer for around 5 minutes (until vegetables are tender).
  6. 6. In a cup, mix cornflour with water, then stir into pan.
  7. 7. Add pineapple pieces. Bring to the boil then remove from heat.
  8. 8. Serve with rice.
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