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Non-Fried Sweet and Sour Pork with Cubed Meat

Non-Fried Sweet and Sour Pork with Cubed Meat

Sweet and sour pork using meat cubes that are baked instead of deep-fried!!
It's an easy, delicious, and authentic Chinese style dish.
I've also included instructions for making an even healthier version!

Ingredients: 2 servings

Pork loin block
250 g
↑ or Pork loin for tonkatsu
2 slices
☆Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
☆Sake
1 teaspoon
☆Grated ginger
small piece
☆Grated garlic
1 clove
☆Salt and pepper
to taste
Cake flour
as needed
Onion
1/2
Green peppers
2
Carrot
1/2
〇Ketchup
4 tablespoons
〇Sugar
just under 2 tablespoons
〇Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
〇Sake
1 tablespoon
〇Water
150 ml
〇Katakuriko
1 tablespoon
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Pierce the meat cubes with a fork. Cut into bite size pieces and marinate in the ☆ ingredients.
2. If you are using tonkatsu meat, cut into bite sizes and pierce with a fork. Marinate in the ☆ ingredients.
3. Cut off the fat in Step 2 if you want to make an even healthier version of the dish.
4. Combine the 〇 ingredients.
5. Roughly cut carrots into rolling slices. Put in a microwave-safe container and cover with water (not listed). Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for about 5 minutes (adjust the time according to your desired doneness).
6. Cut the onion in half crosswise. Then cut lengthwise into bite-sized pieces.
7. Clean the peppers and cut in half vertically. Slice diagonally into bite-sized pieces.
8. Take the meat out of the marinade from Step 1 and coat with cake flour. Shake off the excess flour and place on parchment paper. Put on a baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes at 230°C (450°F).
9. Heat oil in a pan. Saute the ingredients from Steps 5, 6, and 7, and season with salt and pepper (not listed). Once cooked, take them out of the pan.
10. Clean the pan and add the sauce that you set aside in Step 4. Stir constantly and cook over low heat to thicken. Add the ingredients from Steps 8 and 9 and coat the sauce. Serve!

Story Behind this Recipe

This falls under a category of deep-fried dishes without actually deep-frying.