Sweet & Sour Pork

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By Neil Perry

Published 2008

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This is classic sweet and sour pork; the pork is battered and fried until crisp and then folded into the sauce. I suggest you make your own tomato reduction to thicken the sauce (it is quite easy to do), but if you don’t have the time or inclination bottled tomato sauce will do.


  • 250 g (9 oz) pork loin, trimmed and finely sliced across the grain
  • 30 g (1


Whisk the cornflour, egg and 2 tablespoons water into a smooth batter. Add the pork and stir to coat, then set aside for about 10 minutes.

Heat a wok until just smoking. Add the vegetable oil and, when hot, add the ginger, onion, capsicum and spring onion and stir-fry for 1