SWEET & SOUR PORK RECIPE
AJI-NO-MOTO® UMAMI SEASONING
2 1/2 cups (500g) Pork liempo, sliced (skin-off)
2 Tbsps (30ml) Soy sauce
1/2 cup (100g) All Purpose Flour
1/8 cup (45g) Cornstarch
1 tsp (2.5g) Salt
2 pcs (100g) Egg, beaten
1 cup (250ml) Cooking oil
1 1/4 cups (300ml) Water
1/4 cup (50ml) Vinegar
1/3 cup (75ml) Tomato ketchup
1/4 cup (60g) White sugar
1/2 pack (5.5g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
1/3 cup (60g) Carrots, sliced
1/3 cup (60g) Red onion, wedges
1/3 cup (60g) Red bell pepper, diced
1/3 cup (60g) Green bell pepper, diced
Reduced sodium by 34%
Original seasoning/condiment: 2 tsps (10 g) Salt
|Calories per serving (kcal)||291.8|
|Dietary Fiber (g)||1.1|
Good to Know Nutrition Facts!
Being high in Protein and rich in many Vitamins and Minerals, lean pork can be an excellent addition to a healthy diet.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
- MARINATE & COAT. In a bowl, mix pork and soy sauce. Marinate pork for 10 minutes. In a separate bowl, mix flour, cornstarch, and salt. Coat marinated pork in flour mixture. Dip coated pork in egg then back to the flour mixture.
- DEEP FRY. In a deep pan, heat oil. Deep fry pork until brown and crispy. Set aside.
- SIMMER. To make the sauce, in a pan, mix water, vinegar, ketchup, white sugar, and AJI-NO-MOTO®. Simmer for 3-5 minutes. Add carrots, onions, and bell peppers. Simmer again for 3-5 minutes. Add deep-fried pork and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
- SERVE. Transfer into a serving plate or container. Serve and enjoy.
Makes 10 servings
Serving size: 1/3 cup (75 g)
In deep frying, use a colander or strainer in draining excess oil to retain its crispiness and to avoid having soggy pork.