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Cantonese Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

Cantonese Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

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 YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer