Make a batter consist of wheat flour salt and baking soda.
Twice baked potatoes in a box. The sauce recipe included here can be incorporated into other meals if desired. Sweet and sour has picked up a bad reputation but it is one of the dishes that has made our cuisine so famous he says. That was what my father always used at the restaurant he worked at in upstate ny where this dish was called sweet and pungent pork. Chinese sweet and sour pork is prepared by marinating the pork with light soy sauce cornatarch and egg white for thirty minutes at least.
Called or goo lou yok in cantonese dialect this recipe is very pleasing to the palate because of the flavorsome sweet and sour saucethe sweetness from sugar plus the tangy ketchup and sharp rice vinegarwith the crispy fried pork pieces. Stir in 14 cup water. Sweet and sour pork is an iconic chinese recipe and classic cantonese dish. In a small bowl combine the cornstarch brown sugar salt ginger and pepper.
For the sauce place a frying pan over a medium heat and add the oil. Heat 1 quart oil to 365 degrees f 185 degrees c in a large heavy saucepan or deep fryer. This style of cooking with sauces is popular in much of cantonese cuisine. Mix in the egg white and green onions.
The pork is coated and fried until crispy with tons of nooks and crannies that catch the sweet and sour sauce. Blend cornstarch and soy sauce in small bowl. In a medium sized saucepan heat the oil to 350f 1800c. Mix the pork with the batter then deep fried.
Drain pineapple reserving juice. Adding a bit of pineapple gives it an extra sweet kick of flavor that anyone would enjoy. In a large skillet or wok stir fry pork and onion in oil for 4 8 minutes or until tender. Fry the pork in batches for about 5 6 mins or until golden.
Heat the oil in a deep fat fryer large saucepan or a wok to 180c or until a drop of batter sizzles and browns in 20 secs. What is sweet and sour pork. Stir in pork until well coated. This sweet and sour pork with pineapple recipe is a favorite cantonese dish in both america and china.
Saute the vegetable in the wok. Dip the marinated pork in the batter mix do it in two or three batches and let any excess drip off. Cover and place in the refrigerator at least 1 hour. Step 2 brown pork in hot oil in dutch oven or large skillet over medium high heat.
Stir in the water ketchup vinegar soy sauce and reserved juice until smooth. You can use almost any cut of pork for sweet and sour pork but i decided to use pork tenderloin. Place the corn flour in a large bowl and toss the marinated pork chunks until liberally coated.