Cantonese Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe
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Cantonese Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

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This Asian-inspired dish is similar to sweet-and-sour pork. The tender vegetables, juicy pork and flavorful sauce are delicious over rice.—Wayne Tews, Antigo, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7-1/2 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7-1/2 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 medium onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 can (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons steak sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without rice): 231 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 889mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, brown pork in oil in batches. Transfer to a 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker. Pour tomato sauce mixture over pork. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  3. Add pineapple; cover and cook 30 minutes longer or until heated through. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cantonese Sweet and Sour Pork in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2010, p59

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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redplover 174897
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2013

"Great recipe for my pot luck at work! I did saute the onions and [red] peppers along with fresh mushrooms and everyone raved about it. Will definitely hang on to this one."

bjsilve0 192837
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2013

"Great change in flavors. Loved it."

TeresaWitt 113742
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2013

"Nice blend of flavors; very tender pork; and quite easy to make. Family really liked it!"

drmpurple 189159
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012

"Just made this tonight-had mostly everything on hand. Family loved it!!"

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