Vietnamese Sweet And Sour Pork

Vietnamese Sweet And Sour Pork

By cdass  , , , ,

June 12, 2019

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Tender pork chunks coated in a tangy and rich sweet and sour sauce and served with piping hot jasmine rice. Elevate your family dinner with this delicious Vietnamese dish which takes little time and effort.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: Serves 4


1 tbsp peanut oil

500 g pork scotch fillet, thinly sliced

⅓ cup rice wine vinegar

2 tbsps caster sugar

2 tbsps light soy sauce

1 tbsp fish sauce

4 green onions, thinly sliced

1 tbsp grated ginger

2 garlic cloves, crushed

4 roma tomatoes, chopped

150 g sugar snap peas, trimmed

1 carrot, cut into matchsticks

½ cup fresh coriander leaves

1½ cups jasmine rice, cooked following packet instructions


1In a wok or large drying pan, heat oil on high. Stir-fry pork, in two batches, 1 to 2 mins each batch until golden and just cooked through. Transfer to a plate.

2In a jug, whisk vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and fish sauce until sugar dissolves.

3In same hot wok, stir-fry onion, ginger and garlic 30 secs until onion is tender. Add sauce mixture. Simmer 2-3 mins until thickened slightly.

4Return pork to wok with tomato, peas, carrot and half the coriander. Stir-fry 1 to 2 mins until heated through.

5Serve on a bed or steamed rice, sprinkled with remaining coriander leaves.

Photo: Scott Hawkins/