Sweet and Sour pork is one of the common Chinese dish that served in any Chinese household or Chinese restaurant.I seldom order this kind of dish when we eat at Chinese restaurant.Since I bought some pork butt from Flushing Queens I decided to cook some sweet and sour pork myself..Well,I think mine recipe is different from others,but what the heck! As long as it's taste good and editable that count, right?
3 lbs pork(butts or belly part) cut chunk about 2x2 inch each
1 tbsp fermented bean curds
1 tsp five spices
1 tbsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
1 cup all purpose flour+1/4 rice flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup oil
1/2 cup ketchup
4-5 tbsp apple cider vinegar
3-4 tbsp sugar
salt to taste
2 tbsp Chinese wine
1 can sliced or chunk pineapple
1 large onion,peeled and chunk
2-3 red chill pepper,cut and seed removed
1 stalk scallion,cut 2 inch each for garnishing
2-3 cloves garlic,peeled and minced
3 tbsp corn flour+ 4 tbsp water,dissolved
1:Marinated ingredients(A) mix well in a medium bowl for overnight.Prepare oil in fryer or skillet at medium heat about 325 F.Coat marinated pork with flour mixture,shake the excess flour before place in hot oil.Do not overcrowded the fryer.Fried pork for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
2:Remove fried pork from fryer and place aside.Heat some oil in skillet at medium low heat,add in minced garlic,fry until fragrant.Add in ingredients(C),mix well.Check the seasoning.Add in corn flour dissolved to thicken the sauce. When sauce bubbly boil,add in fried pork and ingredients (D),toss well ,sprinkle with scallion and dish out immediately.