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Home-Made Chinese: THE BEST also known as sweet and sour pork and pineapple August 9, 2010

Filed under: Meat — mdebaugh @ 3:19 am


  • 1 lb pork cut in cubes
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp plus 1 tsp cornstarch, divided
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas cut in half
  • 1 meduim pineapple cut in chunks
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves (we used orange marmalade)
  • 1 tbsp veggie oil
  • 1 medium onion cut in wedges
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice (it is also good with noodles)


  • add oil to skillet; heat over medium-high heat about 1-3 minutes.
  • place pork in skillet evenly on one side for 4-6 minutes then flip; cook all the way
  • add onion; cook 30-60 seconds or until onion begins to brown
  • reduce heat to medium; add peas, pineapple, and sauce. Cook 1-2 minutes or until the sauce thickens, stirring constantly.

Recipe courtesy of The Pampered Chef 2009 collection


3 Responses to “Home-Made Chinese: THE BEST also known as sweet and sour pork and pineapple”

  1. Penguistic Says:

    Where’s the pic?! I wanted to see the best chinese from the best cooking blog I follow!

  2. Penguistic Says:

    I hope you find it someday! I NEED to see this 😉

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