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Sweet and sour pork

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
The traditional Chinese dish of sweet and sour pork filled with sweet chunks of pineapple and loads of colourful veg makes a perfect mid-week meal for the family.

Ingredients

Canned pineapple in natural juice, drained

425 g, (1 x 425g can), pieces

No added sugar pineapple juice

125 ml, reserved from can

Sunflower oil

1 tbs, or canola variety

Pork, medallion or loin steak, lean, raw

480 g, (Buy 600g) fat trimmed, thinly sliced

Carrot(s)

1 large, cut into batons

Red capsicum

1 medium, chopped

Green beans

200 g, cut into 3cm lengths

Snow peas

200 g, halved diagonally

Cornflour

1 tbs

Vinegar

2 tbs, white variety

Reduced salt soy sauce

1 tbs

Instructions

  1. Drain pineapple and reserve ½ cup (125ml) juice. Cut pineapple into bite-size pieces.
  2. Heat a wok over high heat. Add half the oil and heat for 30 seconds. Stir-fry half the pork for 2-3 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining oil and pork. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Add carrot, capsicum and beans to wok and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until softened, adding a dash of water if needed. Add snow peas and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Mix cornflour with ¼ cup (60ml) water in a jug. Add pineapple juice, vinegar and soy sauce. Add to wok and stir-fry until mixture boils and thickens. Add pork and pineapple and stir until heated through.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed brown rice.