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Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

Sweet and Sour Pork

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Servings: 4

Estimated Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Enjoy this Chinese favorite without the guilt by using lean pork and substituting brown rice for white.


Recipe Nutritional Information:

Calories per Serving: 519

Total Protein per Serving: 30 grams 

Total Carbs per Serving: 65 grams

Total Fat per Serving: 15 grams

Saturated Fat per Serving: 2 grams

Total Fiber per Serving: 5 grams

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/3 cups long-grain brown rice

1 can (8 oz) pineapple chunks in juice (strained and juice reserved, 1/3 cup)

2 tbsp rice vinegar

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp cornstarch

¼ cup water

1 lb pork tenderloin, all visible fat trimmed, cut in half lengthwise and sliced in approx 1/3-inch slices

1 red bell pepper, seeds removed and large dice (1 inch)

1 yellow bell pepper, seeds removed and large dice (1 inch)

1 green bell pepper, seeds removed and large dice (1 inch)

¼ red onion, large dice (1 inch)

Salt and pepper

3 tbsp canola oil 


Prepare rice per the manufacturer’s directions.

While rice is cooking, strain pineapple chunks and add 1/3 cup pineapple juice to vinegar, soy sauce, cornstarch, and water.

Season pork with salt and pepper. In a large sauté pan on high heat, cook pork in 3 tbsp canola oil until browned. Set aside in a bowl.

Add all three pepper varieties and red onion to the sauté pan, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 6 minutes. Add pork and pineapple to the pan, whisk sauce, and add to pan. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 3 minutes.

Serve family-style over brown rice.


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