Sweet and Sour Pork tenderloin is a dedicate Chinese dish which is popular and well loved dish among Filipinos. It is serve in common fast food and restaurants nationwide. Plus the fact that sweet and sour pork is a favorite choice menu of any party plans. #LetsCookMGR
Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe
½ pound pork tenderloin
2 tablespoons cooking oil
oil for deep-frying
½ cup pineapple chunks
1 green bell pepper sliced & deseed
1 teaspoon white pepper powder
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 inch root ginger
½ teaspoon salt
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons tomato sauce
2 teaspoons vinegar (white vinegar for the color)
1 teaspoon roasted sesame seeds
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon sugar
Cut pork tenderloin into small bites with similar sizes. Put in a small bowl, add salt, white pepper powder, ginger sauce and mix thoroughly. Put aside to marinade for around 10 minutes.
In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients for stir-fry sauce.
Add egg whites firstly and then add cornstarch. Grasp with hand until the shreds are coated evenly.
In a small bowl, add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of water and stir in one direction to make the coating. Coat each pork before frying.
Heat up cooking oil in wok until you can see the waves on the surface. Put the coated pork in. Deep-fry quickly to firm the texture.
Remove the pork out and drain.
Then re-deep-fry the pork again quickly around 30 seconds. Transfer the pork out and drain.
Leave around 1 teaspoon of cooking oil in wok and then add the stir-fry sauce in to cook around 2 minutes.
Then return the deep-fried pork in to stir-fry for 1~2 minutes, add pineapple, bell pepper and garnish sesame seeds in; mix thoroughly to make sure the pork are coated evenly. Transfer the shreds to serving plate.
Adjust the taste slightly according to your own taste. If you love sweet taste very much, add more sugar please.
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