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Easy Sweet & Sour Pork Stir-fry

Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 15 minutes

Serves 4 people



  • 500g thin pork loin steaks (see tips)
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled, halved and cut into 1cm wedges
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, deseeded and cut into 2-3cm pieces
  • 1 ¼ cups sliced fresh pineapple pieces (see tips for canned pineapple)
  • 240g bottle sweet and sour sauce (see tips)
  • Sliced green onions and steamed rice, to serve


  1. 1.
    Pat pork dry with paper towel. Cut pork into 1 cm-thick strips
  2. 2.
    Heat a wok over high heat. Swirl the oil around the wok. Stir-fry pork, in batches, for 2 minutes or until golden and almost cooked through. Transfer each batch to a plate.
  3. 3.
    Add onion, garlic and capsicum to wok. Stir fry for 3 minutes or until vegetables just soften.
  4. 4.
    Add pineapple to wok. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add sweet and sour sauce. Bring to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  5. 5.
    Toss through pork. Cook for 1-2 minutes until the sauce is bubbling.
  6. 6.
    Serve with sliced green onions and steamed rice.

General Information


You can use pork stir-fry strips if preferred. 

One 227g can drained pineapple rings, each cut into 4, can be substituted for the fresh pineapple. 

There is a range of sweet and sour sauces in the Asian section of your supermarket. We used Lee Kum Kee brand.