Friday, July 22, 2011


My last post was a recipe I found on THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS.  It was so good that I decided to try another recipe on Judy's blog....SWEET AND SOUR PORK SKILLET.  All I can say is YUMMO!  This will be another family favorite because even my picky husband raved over it!  If you haven't checked out THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS, you sure are missing out!  So head on over and check it out, I promise you won't be disappointed.  Oh, and be sure to try this recipe.....your family will love you for it! ;0)

Sweet and Sour Pork Skillet:
(The Southern Lady Cooks)

11/2 to 2lbs. boneless pork, cut in chunks (can use boneless pork chops, tenderloin, ribs or roast)
3 tbs oil ( I use Canola)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 medium onion, cut into rings
1 medium green pepper, cut into rings
1 (20oz) can pineapple chunks in juice
1/2 cup water
2 tbs apple cider vinegar
2 tbs soy sauce
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tbs water
2 tbs cornstarch

Saute' pork, onions and green pepper in oil until pork is browned and onion and peppers are tender.  Drain pineapple and reserve the juice.  In a bowl mix juice from pineapple, 1/2 cup water, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, salt and pepper.  Pour over pork, onion and peppers in skillet.  Cover and simmer about 20 minutes until meat is tender.  In the same bowl mix cornstarch and 2 tbs water and beat with whisk until smooth.  Add to pork in skillet.  Cook on low, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Add pineapple chunks and simmer about 5 minutes longer.  Serve over rice.  Makes 6-8 servings.

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