A bit like red braising, this is so delicious and so easy. The balance this time is between sweet and sour, creating a very alluring dish. If ‘sweet and sour’ makes you think of the red sauce you get in the average Chinese restaurant, this will change your mind forever about how good this dish can really be.
Heat a wok until smoking. Add the remaining oil and, when hot, stir-fry the pork in batches for about 4 minutes, turning occasionally, until well coloured on all sides. Return all the pork to the wok and add the brown sugar, vinegar, remaining salt and
You can also make this dish with spare ribs; there is something nice about chewing the meat off the bone. Try substituting chicken drumsticks or wings for the pork — you just need to cut the cooking time in half.
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