- 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, undrained
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
- 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 cup cold water, divided
- 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into thin strips
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
- 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
- 1 cup fresh baby carrots, cut in half lengthwise
- 1 small onion, cut into wedges
- Hot cooked rice
- Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice; set aside. In a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 1 tablespoon water, garlic powder and 1 tablespoon reserved pineapple juice. Pour into a large resealable bag; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat.
- In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, cayenne and remaining water, cornstarch and reserved pineapple juice until smooth; set aside.
- In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, stir-fry pork in 1 tablespoon oil until no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
- Stir-fry the broccoli, carrots and onion in remaining oil until tender. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add pork and pineapple; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.
Reviews for Pineapple Pork Stir-Fry
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"This had really great flavor. I will need to cut back on cayenne a little next time. My prego belly can't handle spicy much latley. But very good and would be easy to play around with the ingredients.Thanks for sharing!"
"Really liked this, partially due to the texture of the particular meat I used, but the taste of the dish was really intense, and the cayenne pepper added a perfect amount of heat to it. I personally used a bit less brown sugar than it called for, and I also added minced garlic to the sauce mixture because the wife and I are big Garlic fans. All in all, a great stir-fry; will make again!"
"Simple and tasty!"
"Enjoyed this dish, cayenne gave it a bit of a kick."