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Sweet & Sour Pork and Rice



6 portion(s)


  • 800 g pork scotch fillet steaks, cubed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp Chinese Five Spice
  • 1/2 tsp Bi-carb soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • 200 g Jasmine rice

Sweet & Sour Sauce

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 cm piece fresh ginger, sliced
  • 20 g peanut oil, or use olive oil
  • 120 g tomato passata
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 30 g soy sauce
  • 80 g rice wine vinegar
  • 70 g sugar, or sweetener of choice
  • 1 cans pineapple piece, canned, in natural juice, 440g
  • 1 brown onion, cut into pieces
  • 200 g Capsicum, red and/or green, in chunks
  • 1 carrot, cut into strips
  • 2 stalks Celery, sliced diagonally
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch, extra
  • 6
    2h 30min
    Preparation 2h 0min
  • 7
  • 8
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      TM 6
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 31

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 230 C, FF
    Line a baking tray with baking paper and spray with o
    Pace corn starch, five spice and seasonings into small bowl.
    Place a large bowl onto mixing bowl lid and weigh pork into it.
    Add egg and mix together.
    Add cornstarch mix to the pork and mix well. Pop in the fridge while preparing sauce. If time, allow to marinate for 2 hours or more.
    When oven is hot, place pork pieces onto baking tray in one layer.
    Bake 15 minutes. Stir around and bake a further 15 minutes.
    Set aside in ThermoServer until sauce is ready.
  2. Rice
  3. Place simmering basket onto mixing bowl lid and weigh rice into it. Rinse well and set aside.
  4. Sweet & Sour Sauce
  5. Place garlic and ginger into mixing bowl and chop 5 sec/speed 6. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
    Add oil and sauté 3 minutes/Varoma/sp 1.
    Add tomato passata, tomato paste, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, pineapple and reserved 50g juice, onion, capsicum carrots and celery and cook 8 min/120°C/R/speed 1.
    Add a little water or pineapple juice to extra corn starch to make a paste. Add to bowl and cook 2 min/100°C/R/speed 1
  6. Rice
  7. Don't wash bowl.
    Place 1000 g water into mixing bowl, insert simmering basket with rice.
    Cook 15 min/Varoma/speed 4.

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Serve Sweet and Sour Pork with rice on the side. Decorate with sliced spring onion.

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