Sweet and Sour Pork
Sweet and Sour Pork
Print Recipe
Sweet and Sour Pork
Almost every zi char stall will have sweet and sour pork on their menu and this is how popular this dish is in Singapore. This is one of the favourite dish to order when eating out. The secret to recipe for sweet and sour pork is the crunchy, crispy crust on the outside of the pork. Even after coating in the sweet and sour sauce, the crust should remain crispy for at least a good 20-30 minutes. If you are getting a soggy crust, you might be doing something wrong. Here is a recipe that can help you to perfect the classic sweet and sour pork recipe which you can WOW your family at dinner tonight!
Course Mains
Cuisine Chinese, Singapore
Keyword pork
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Pork Marinade
Dry Coating
Sweet and Sour Sauce
Other Ingredients
Course Mains
Cuisine Chinese, Singapore
Keyword pork
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Pork Marinade
Dry Coating
Sweet and Sour Sauce
Other Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cut the pork into 2 cm cubes and brine in water mixed with salt and baking soda for at least 30 mins.
  2. Wash the pork under cold running tap water to wash off the baking soda and drain off the water. Dry the pork with paper towels
  3. Combine the marinade in a big mixing bowl and mix well with the pork cubes. Leave to marinade for at least 1-2 hours.
  4. Bring it out from fridge and leave to room temperature before deep frying.
  5. In a big mixing bowl, combine the dry coating and mix well.
  6. Heat a wok of hot oil to 180C. Coat the pork cubes with dry coating evenly and deep fry until it turns golden brown.
  7. Leave it on paper towel to drain off excess oil.
  8. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the sweet and sour sauce and mix well.
  9. Heat oil in wok. Sauté garlic and onions till fragrant. Add in the bell peppers, cucumbers and pineapples.
  10. Stir in the sweet and sour sauce mixture. Add in the deep fried pork cubes and stir well and coat the pork cubes with the sauce evenly.
  11. Add in the deep fried pork cubes and stir well and coat the pork cubes with the sauce evenly.
  12. Garnish with some parsley and serve!