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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


  • 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


  • 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): 231 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 889mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.

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redplover User ID: 4305514 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 User ID: 172187 192837
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2013

"Great change in flavors. Loved it."

TeresaWitt User ID: 4117537 113742
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2013

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

drmpurple User ID: 293438 189159
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012

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

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