Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Sweet and Sour Pork

Happy New Year to all my faithful readers ,friends and family!! May this coming new year will brings us better luck and health!! Today I would like to present to you my own version specialty Chinese dish :Sweet and Sour Pork.In every Chinese restaurant Sweet and Sour pork or chicken is no stranger to anyone who loves Chinese food.But every chef or cook have their own different version of making sweet and sour pork.Mine version is very simple and straight forward.All the ingredients I used,you will find it in any Chinese kitchen.Enjoy!!

3-4 lbs pork belly,cut in cube size about 2 inch each(discard skin)
1 tbsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp garlic powder
2 tbsp fermented bean curd (fu-yee)mashed
1 egg

1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup rice flour
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup water

1 cup corn or vegetable oil

3 cloves garlic,peeled and minced
1/2 cup ketchup
3-4 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp salt

1 can slice pineapple with juice,cut
5 sweet pepper,washed ,discard seeds and cut
1 medium onion,peeled and sliced

1:Marinate ingredients (A) together in a large container overnight in fridge.Combine flour coating  with water,mix well .
2:Prepare oil in fryer or medium stock pot at high heat 350 F.Coat marinated pork belly with flour mixture before place pork in the hot oil.Fry pork belly for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
3:Remove fried pork belly from fryer and set aside.Heat wok with 3 tbsp oil with garlic.Add in ketchup and the rest of (C) ingredients.Remove pineapple slices from the can.Pour the pineapple juice in the wok with the sauce,mix well with spatula.
4:When the sauce bubbly boil,add in all the vegetables and fried pork belly,mix well.Check the seasoning.
5:Dish out and serve warm with rice.


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