Sweet and Sour Pork

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in
Instant Pot Asian Pressure Cooker Meals: Fast, Fresh & Affordable

By Patricia Tanumihardja

Published 2020

  • About

Making sweet and sour pork at home is easy. The original deep-fried version, though tasty, is messy and time-consuming. This Instant Pot® version is healthier and quicker to cook. The end result will not be as crispy as the deep-fried version, but it’s still delicious! Use chicken if you prefer.


  • 1 pound (450 g) pork shoulder or boneless loin chops, cut into 1-inch (2.5-cm) cubes
  • 2


  1. Toss the pork together with the flour, cornstarch, salt and pepper in a medium bowl or ziptop bag. Bring the pork to room temperature before cooking.

  2. Make the sauce. Stir together the ketchup, pineapple juice, vinegar, cooking wine, soy s