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Sweet and Sour Pork

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 10
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 2 lbs pork boned and diced
  • 2-3 tsp salt divided
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. rice cooking wine
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch + 3 tbsp water cornstarch mixture
  • 1 4 oz. tin pineapple chunks
  • 2 sprigs chive chopped
  • for garnish Cornstarch for dredging (about 5 tbsp) oil for deep frying


  • Wash diced pork with lime and water. Season with soy sauce, cooking wine and 2 tsp salt. Marinate for at least 20 minutes.
  • Dredge in cornstarch and set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Heat oil...... When ready, deep fry pork for about 3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels
  • Place pot over medium flame and add peanut oil. When hot add vinegar, water, sugar and 1 tsp salt. Bring to a boil.
  • Add pineapple, and cornstarch mixed in 3 tbsp of water. Allow to reduce until thick, stirring occasionally... Then add the pork and mix well. Remove from heat. Garnish with chopped chive. Serve hot.