Sweet & Sour Pork (Chieko)

Sweet & Sour Pork (Chieko)

½ cup onion, cut into rings
½ cup carrots, cooked 15 min
½ cup green bell peppers, cut into
½ cup bamboo shoots
½ cup pineapple chunks
⅔ cup sugar
⅔ cup water
½ cup Gin
⅓ cup vinegar
1½ tbsp cornstarch
½ cup catsup
1¼ lbs pork, cut into 1” cubes
1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp flour
½ tsp salt
2 egg whites
1 tsp baking powder
½ cup oil

Prepare onion, carrots, bell peppers, bamboo shoots and pineapple chunks and place in bowls. Combine sugar, 1½ tbsp cornstarch, water and vinegar; cook until thick, stirring continually. Remove from heat and stir in catsup and Gin; cover.

Combine pork, 1 tbsp cornstarch, flour, salt, egg whites, baking powder and oil; deep fry until brown (starting on high heat and reducing to medium). Remove pork and drain on paper towels.

Using fresh oil, sauté onion, carrots and bell peppers; drain oil. Add bamboo shoots and pineapple. Combine all ingredients and serve immediately.

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