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Sweet & Sour Pork (Serves 2)

8 oz (225 g) lean pork cut into 1″ cubes
1 teaspoon olive oil
black pepper
1 level teaspoon ground ginger
Oil for deep frying (preferably polyunsaturated)

Sweet and Sour Sauce:
2 tablespoons white sugar
black pepper
6 tablespoons vinegar
a few drops of red food colouring, if desired
1/3 (200 ml) pint water
2 heaped teaspoons cornflour
2 tablespoons pineapple juice (which can be drained from tinned pineapple)

The Sauce:
Place the sugar, pepper, vinegar, water and pineapple juice into a saucepan and bring to the boil.
Blend the cornflour with 2 dessertspoons of cold water and stir into the sauce and continue boiling for 2 minutes. Keep hot.

The Meat:
Place the pork cubes in a basin and add olive oil, pepper and ground ginger. Mix well
heat the cooking oil in a deep pan until hot, but not smoking. Add the pork into it and cook for 8-9 minutes or until golden brown.
Drain on absorbent paper. Place in a heated serving dish and pour in the sauce. Serve with plain boiled rice or fried rice

NOTE: the vegetables in this recipe provide ½ portion of vegetable per serving. If you are on a potassium restriction, you must include this as part of your daily vegetable allowance.

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