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Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

This sweet and sour pork recipe includes pork, pineapple, and green bell pepper—all smothered in a perfectly tangy sauce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 671 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 1 lb pork steak cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp shortening
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 15 oz pineapple chunks reserve 2/3 cup liquid from can
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 green pepper cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 4 cups rice cooked


  1. In a large skillet, brown pork steak in shortening. Sprinkle with paprika. Brown well. Cover and cook about 20-25 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.

  2. In a medium bowl combine brown sugar, corn starch and salt. Gradually add reserved pineapple liquid, vinegar, water, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Blend until smooth. Gradually add to the skillet with the pork.

  3. Cook over low heat until thick, stirring constantly. Stir in green pepper and pineapple. Cover and simmer over low heat for 6-8 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Serve over hot cooked rice.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 671 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 418mg18%
Potassium 577mg16%
Carbohydrates 119g40%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 22.6mg27%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.