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Sweet Chilli Pork

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A pork fakeaway dish at its best! Pork loin strips pan-fried and coated in a sweet, tangy, sticky sauce that is the ultimate fast-food taste sensation.

This recipe is part of our budget-friendly collection, made up of recipes that will feed a family for under £1.50 a portion*.

 

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 20 mins

Serves: 4

Cooking Skill: Easy

Ingredients

4 lean pork loin steaks, fat removed or 4 shoulder steaks, cut into thin strips
1 tablespoon cornflour
2 tablespoons oil
For the sauce
4 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
3 tablespoons reduced salt soy sauce
2 tablespoons tomato purée
300ml water
To garnish
Small bunch spring onions, finely chopped

Method

Step 1

To prepare the sauce, in a medium bowl mix all the ingredients together and set aside. 

Step 2

Pat the pork strips dry with absorbent kitchen paper and transfer to a large bowl. 

Step 3

Season, add the cornflour and toss gently. 

Step 4

Heat half the oil in a non-stick frying pan or wok and stir fry half the pork strips over high heat until lightly golden for 3-4 minutes until the strips are cooked through, tossing occasionallyRemove from the pan and set aside on a large plate. 

Step 5

Add the remaining oil to the pan and repeat with the remaining pork stripsRemove transfer to the plate with the pork. 

Step 6

Add sauce ingredients to the pan and heat over medium heat for 10 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken. 

Step 7

Reduce the heat and return the pork strips to the pan, toss in the sauce and heat for 1-2 minutes or until the pork is piping hot. 

Step 8

Garnish with the spring onions and serve with sticky rice and seasonal vegetables or vegetable stir-fry noodles. 

Tips and Serving Suggestions

*Cost per serving based on proportion of ingredients used to make the dish. Total cost of ingredients calculated based on average price across four British supermarkets. Prices correct as of 03.08.23; but are subject to change due to fluctuations in ingredient prices.

Each serving provides

Based on pork loin steaks
Energy

1035kj

247kcal

12%

Fat

11.2g

16%

Saturates

2g

10%

Sugars

8.5g

9%

Salt

1.4g

23%

% of an adult's Reference intake
Typical energy values per 100g: 479kJ, 115kcal, 5.2g fat, 0.9g saturates
Each serving provides: 25g Protein, 11g Carbohydrate, 1.4g Fibre
If different cuts of meat are used, then the nutrition info may vary

Method

Step 1

To prepare the sauce, in a medium bowl mix all the ingredients together and set aside. 

Step 2

Pat the pork strips dry with absorbent kitchen paper and transfer to a large bowl. 

Step 3

Season, add the cornflour and toss gently. 

Step 4

Heat half the oil in a non-stick frying pan or wok and stir fry half the pork strips over high heat until lightly golden for 3-4 minutes until the strips are cooked through, tossing occasionallyRemove from the pan and set aside on a large plate. 

Step 5

Add the remaining oil to the pan and repeat with the remaining pork stripsRemove transfer to the plate with the pork. 

Step 6

Add sauce ingredients to the pan and heat over medium heat for 10 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken. 

Step 7

Reduce the heat and return the pork strips to the pan, toss in the sauce and heat for 1-2 minutes or until the pork is piping hot. 

Step 8

Garnish with the spring onions and serve with sticky rice and seasonal vegetables or vegetable stir-fry noodles. 

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Sweet Chilli Pork

Yellow bowl filled with white rice, broccoli and sweet chilli pork strips.

Ingredients

  • 4 lean pork loin steaks, fat removed or 4 shoulder steaks, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 2 tablespoons oil

For the sauce

  • 4 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 3 tablespoons reduced salt soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato purée
  • 300ml water

To garnish

  • Small bunch spring onions, finely chopped

Tips and Serving Suggestions

*Cost per serving based on proportion of ingredients used to make the dish. Total cost of ingredients calculated based on average price across four British supermarkets. Prices correct as of 03.08.23; but are subject to change due to fluctuations in ingredient prices.













Each serving provides

Based on pork loin steaks
Energy

1035kj

247kcal

12%

Fat

11.2g

16%

Saturates

2g

10%

Sugars

8.5g

9%

Salt

1.4g

23%

% of an adult's Reference intake
Typical energy values per 100g: 479kJ,115kcal,5.2g fat,0.9g saturates
Each serving provides: 25g Protein,11g Carbohydrate,1.4g Fibre
If different cuts of meat are used, then the nutrition info may vary

Method

Step 1

To prepare the sauce, in a medium bowl mix all the ingredients together and set aside. 

Step 2

Pat the pork strips dry with absorbent kitchen paper and transfer to a large bowl. 

Step 3

Season, add the cornflour and toss gently. 

Step 4

Heat half the oil in a non-stick frying pan or wok and stir fry half the pork strips over high heat until lightly golden for 3-4 minutes until the strips are cooked through, tossing occasionallyRemove from the pan and set aside on a large plate. 

Step 5

Add the remaining oil to the pan and repeat with the remaining pork stripsRemove transfer to the plate with the pork. 

Step 6

Add sauce ingredients to the pan and heat over medium heat for 10 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken. 

Step 7

Reduce the heat and return the pork strips to the pan, toss in the sauce and heat for 1-2 minutes or until the pork is piping hot. 

Step 8

Garnish with the spring onions and serve with sticky rice and seasonal vegetables or vegetable stir-fry noodles. 

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