Since pork is such a mild flavored meat, it combines well with many different flavors and cuisines.

Sweet and Sour Pork

Since pork is such a mild flavored meat, it combines well with many different flavors and cuisines.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean pork shoulder cut in 2
  • 2 1/2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2-3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small green pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onions

Directions

Brown pork in small amount of oil. Add 1/2 cup water; cover and simmer until tender, about 1 hour. Drain pineapple, reserving syrup. Combine sugar and cornstarch; add pineapple syrup, vinegar, soy sauce and salt. Add to pork that has been simmering; cook and stir until gravy thickens. Add pineapple chunks, green pepper strips and onions. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Serve over hot, fluffy rice and pass extra soy sauce.

Makes 7 servings.