Filipino Recipes – Sweet and Sour Pork – Pinoy Food

This yummy blend of sweet and sour flavors will surely satisfy your adventurous palate. It is not commonly served during regular days but you can easily Pinoy Flix find this recipe listed on almost every restaurant’s menu in the country. It is also a common sight on the tables during fiestas, weddings, birthdays and many other special occasions. It is also prepared by caterers because of the unique flavor that Filipinos are looking for.



  • 1/2 kilo pork loin, sliced into pieces
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 1 red & 1 green bell peppers, sliced into strips
  • 1 small can pineapple chunks
  • 4 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons of peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic


Cooking Instructions:


  • Place 2 cups of water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a pot. Add the pork and boil until the meat is tender when tested with a fork. Drain the water and set the pork stock aside to be used later.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the soy sauce and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch. Use the mixture to coat the previously cooked pork.
  • In a skillet, fry the coated pork until it turns golden brown. Set aside after frying.
  • Mix the remaining 2 tablespoons of cornstarch to 1/2 cup pork stock then set aside.
  • Place oil in a medium-sized pan and saute the onions and garlic. Then add the dissolved cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon salt, sugar, bell peppers, and the pineapple chunks (syrup included). Stir well until you have a thick sauce.
  • Pour the sauce over the fried pork.
  • Serve with plain white rice.

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