Spiced pineapple pork

Spiced pineapple pork

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(83 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 12 mins

Easy

Serves 4
The classic combination of pork and pineapple lives on in this slightly retro and irresistible sweet and sour one-pan dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal315
  • fat9g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs22g
  • sugars21g
  • fibre1g
  • protein39g
  • salt1.25g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 4 pork steaks, trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp tomato purée
  • 432g can pineapple rings in juice, drained, but juice reserved
    Pineapple

    Pineapple

    pine-ap-pel

    With its tuft of spiky, dusty green leaves and cross-hatched, golden orange skin, the pineapple…

  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • coriander leaves, to serve
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

Method

  1. Add the oil to a large non-stick pan, season the steaks well, then fry for 5 mins on each side until golden and almost cooked through. Mix the sugar, soy, tomato purée and most of the pineapple juice in a bowl.

  2. Add the pineapple rings to the pan and let them caramelise a little alongside the pork. Add the chilli and five-spice to the pan, then fry for 1 min until aromatic. Tip in the soy mix and let it bubble around the pork and pineapple for a few mins until slightly reduced and sticky. Sprinkle with coriander, and serve with rice and Chinese greens.

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lazywife
16th Sep, 2016
5.05
Scrumptious! Really quick, delicious meal.
lemonmelts
7th Nov, 2014
5.05
Great recipe - lovely tangy sauce and the pork and pineapple compliment each other beautifully. Served it with rice and stir-fried veg.
stevemaskery
1st Mar, 2014
I did this for one, with Jasmine rice and pak-choi. I kept the sauce volume high though. It was absolutely wonderful and would be very happy to serve it to guests. Fantstic
chicaguapa
12th Feb, 2014
Another thumbs up for this recipe and it seems really versatile too. I don't like Chinese 5 spice so just used a teaspoon of parika instead of both spices. I forgot to add it separately so it went into the soy sauce mix but it still tasted good. I served it with plain rice and broccoli. Next time I'll add all the pineapple juice so there's more sauce as it was so yummy.
stirky
3rd Feb, 2014
Adapted this recipe into a slow cook bake, but used all the ingredients. Used pork escalopes cut into chunks and pineapple chunks also. Couldn't find the five spice so used garam masala as another reader suggested this. Served over rice noodles - would make again. Was very easy and yummy.
frowne
25th Nov, 2013
So delicious! I didn't have chinese five spice so I used garam masala. I also used half a fresh pineapple, thinly sliced half and then popped the rest in a juicer. I also used pork chops instead of steaks.
anyawilliams
20th Dec, 2012
5.05
Delicious recipe, good and cheap to make, quite similar to a chinese takeaway! Used paprika instead of chili and other spices, and served with noodles and cabbage. A big hit! Will definetly be making it again!
tobhamhor
20th Nov, 2012
5.05
We used chunks of pineapple as that's what was in the cupboard and we think it works better (more surface to caramelise!) It's a superfast, supereasy meal and likely to become a weekday dinnertime staple. Just have to remember to keep a can of pineapple in the store cupboard.
marzipanfeind
12th Nov, 2012
5.05
Used spare rib steaks for this. Served with stir-fried savoy cabbage and cherry tomatoes, and brown rice. Lovely.
rachelchamberlain14
24th Jul, 2012
5.05
Lovely!! very quick, simple yet tasty! served with rice, beans and peas but will next time make double sauce!

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