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Tangy Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

Tangy Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

My children always asked for this wonderful and tangy pork dish when they came home from school for the weekend. Today, they still appreciate the stir-fry's comforting flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 pound pork tenderloin, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 medium green pepper, thinly sliced
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving the juice; set pineapple aside. Add enough water to juice to measure 3/4 cup. Combine the cornstarch, soy sauce, honey, bouillon, garlic, pepper and pineapple juice mixture until smooth; set aside.
  • 2. Heat oil in a large skillet; cook and stir pork and green pepper for 6-8 minutes or until pork is no longer pink and green pepper is crisp-tender.
  • 3. Stir pineapple juice mixture; add to the skillet with pineapple. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 295 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 1,061 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Reviews for Tangy Sweet and Sour Pork

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Reviewed Jul. 18, 2015

"Excellent and easy to make. Might have been a little too salty, so I would maybe try with low sodium soy sauce next time."

Reviewed Nov. 13, 2014

"This is very similar to my recipe. I tried it today and found it to be delicious. Thank you."

Reviewed Sep. 7, 2010

"I made this the other day, it was excellent, easy and very tasty!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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