Friday, October 29, 2010

Sweet and sour pork? OMG OMGOMGOGMDFSGF

The extra time to make the sweet and sour sauce is so worth it.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1/2 cup (70g) cornflour
  • 1/3 cup (50g) plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbs water
  • 500g pork scotch fillet, cut into 1.5cm pieces
  • Oil, to fry
  • Steamed rice, shallots and coriander leaves, to serve
  • Sweet & sour sauce

  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 1 green capsicum, chopped
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (115g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) white vinegar
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 2 tbs cornflour
  • 425g can pineapple pieces in natural juices, drained

Method (For you noobs)
  1. For the sauce, heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the capsicum, carrot and garlic and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and 1 cup (250ml) water until sugar dissolves. Combine the cornflour and 2 tbs water. Add to the pan and whisk until it comes to the boil. Simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in the pineapple. Set aside.
  2. Combine the cornflour, plain flour, salt, eggs and 2 tbs water. Coat half the pork in the batter. Carefully deep fry in hot oil for 3-4 minutes until golden. Repeat.
  3. Combine pork and sauce. Serve with rice, shallots and coriander.

PICTURE: God, Just look at it!