Sweet and Sour Pork

“I found this recipe in a 1983 issue of the Ohio Magazine. It was listed in the Dining In feature. They use to feature Ohio restaurants with their recipes under this section. Unfortunately, I don't remember the name of the restaurant that the recipe came from and my clipping doesn't list it. This has became the recipe I have used for Sweet and Sour Pork for over 20 years. I hope you enjoy.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut pork butt into 2" cubes.
  2. Mix marinade ingredients.
  3. Add pork to marinade and marinate for at least 1/2 hour.
  4. Roll marinaded pork in cornstarch and shake off excess.
  5. Deep fry pork in oil for 5 minutes and remove from oil.
  6. Reheat oil and fry pork again for crispness.
  7. Remove pork and set aside.
  8. Cook first 5 sauce ingredients over medium heat in a large sauce pan mixing thoroughly, about 5 minutes.
  9. Add cornstarch and water. Bring to a boil over high heat to thicken.
  10. Reduce heat and add veggies tossing to coat.
  11. Add meat and toss again.
  12. Serve over rice, garnishing with the pineapple chunks.

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