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Sweet-and-Sour Pork Stir-fry

Yield 4 to 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cubed
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons dark sesame oil, divided
  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple tidbits
  • 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Asian garlic-chili sauce
  • Hot cooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

How to Make It

  1. Dredge pork in cornstarch.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat; stir-fry pork in batches, 3 minutes or until browned. Remove pork from skillet; set aside.

  3. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Add reserved juice and soy sauce to skillet, stirring to loosen browned particles.

  4. Add remaining 1 tablespoon sesame oil to skillet; stir-fry pineapple, bell peppers, and green onions 5 minutes or until peppers are tender.

  5. Stir together hoisin sauce and garlic-chili sauce; add to skillet. Add pork, and stir-fry 5 minutes. Serve over rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

  6. Note: For testing purposes only, we used A Taste of Thai Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce.