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Easy Baked Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

This easy baked sweet and sour pork recipe is loaded with green peppers, onion and pineapple tossed in a sweet and tangy sauce.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Baked Sweet and Sour Pork recipe, Easy dinner recipe, Sweet and Sour Pork
Servings: 6
Calories: 778kcal
Author: Six Sisters' Stuff

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vegetable oil For frying only
  • 2 pounds boneless pork loin roast
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 onion cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into bite sized pieces
  • 20 ounces pineapple chunks reserve juice
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 6 cups cooked rice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Cut pork roast into 1-inch pieces and place in a gallon sized Ziploc bag.
  • Pour cornstarch into Ziploc bag, zip closed and shake until pork is evenly coated with cornstarch.
  • Carefully add pork a few pieces at a time to hot oil, let cook for 2-3 minutes, remove and place on a plate covered with a paper towel to absorb excess oil. Repeat until all pork has been cooked in oil.
  • Spray a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and spread pork in the bottom.
  • Sprinkle on chopped onion, green pepper, and pineapple chunks. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Pour pineapple juice from pineapple chunks into a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce and garlic salt.
  • Bring to a boil and pour over the pork, vegetables and pineapple. Gently stir to combine.
  • Place pan in oven for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes to continually coat pork in sauce.
  • Remove from oven and serve over rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 778kcal | Carbohydrates: 137g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 818mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 69g | Vitamin A: 223IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg