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Ep 5 - Pork chopsticks with sweet and sour sauce


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Pork chopsticks with sweet and sour sauce

Serves 4

Pork chopsticks
Sweet and sour sauce
2 rice crackers, crushed

Place pork chopsticks on plates.

Drizzle with the sweet and sour sauce.

Sprinkle with rice crackers.

Pork Chopsticks

500g lean pork shoulder, sliced into 2 cm cubes
1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 Tbsp olive oil
pinch salt

Thread the pork cubes onto 4 chopsticks.

Mix the ginger, oil and salt together and brush over the pork. Cover and leave overnight.

Heat a heavy-based pan and add pork and brown on all sides.

Place in oven preheated to 180 C for 5 minutes.


Sweet and sour sauce

1 x 400g can whole peeled tomatoes
4 Tbsp red wine vinegar
4 Tbsp honey
1 knob ginger about the size of a walnut
2 cloves garlic
1-2 Tbsp cornflour
1/2 x 325g can pineapple chunks, in juice
2 red capsicum, deseeded and sliced

Place tomatoes, vinegar, honey, ginger and garlic in a saucepan, bring to the boil and simmer for 3 minutes.

Remove ginger and garlic.

Thicken with cornflour mixed with a little water.

Add pineapple and capsicum.

Average per serve  330g                             Food Truck           Comparable
Energy                                                              1086kJ               2504KJ
Protein                                                                   28g                      30g
Total fat                                                                   7g                      31g
Saturated fat                                                             2g                       5g
Carbohydrate                                                         20g                     51g
Sodium                                                               448mg                900mg


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