Sweet and Sour Pork


1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon msg
1 teaspoon ginger juice
2 teaspoons light soya sauce
1 small egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon cornflour

300 g pork belly cut into 3 cm pieces
Oil for deep-frying

170 ml water
1 tablespoon cornflour

1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon msg
3 tablespoons sugar
5 tablespoons tomato ketchup
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon soya sauce
3 tablespoons vinegar

100 gr Shii-take (or other mushrooms)
1 onion cut into wedges
2 small tomatoes cut into wedges
2 red chillies, seeded and sliced thickly

1 cucumber (cut lengthwise into quarters, remove the soft centre and cut into faily thick pieces)
2 tablespoons oil
2 stalks spring onions, cut into 5 cm lengths

How to make Sweet and Sour Pork

Start with marinating the meat.
Mix all ingredients in set A for the marinade together in a bowl.
Put the pork belly pieceĀ  in it and marinate for at least 1/2 hour.
Roll the marinated meat in the cornflour to coat it with a layer of flour.
Heat some oil and deep-fry the pork.

The sauce:
Mix the ingredients for A in a bowl.
Mix the ingredients for B together in a seperate bowl.

Heat some oil in a pan on high heat.
Stir-fry C for a minute.
Lower the heat and add Mixes A and B.
Bring to a boil and cook for a few minutes.

Stir in the cucumber and spring onions.

Serve hot with rice or noodles.

Recipe & Photos Via Author & Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0

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