Sweet & Sour Pork Using a Steamer Case

Sweet & Sour Pork Using a Steamer Case

Although you can do this on the hob top, the microwave is by far quicker and gives you a lovely meal in literally minutes.
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We used the Lekue Steamer Case to cook this as it retains all the flavours and ensures that the pork is soft and juicy.



For the Sweet & Sour Sauce

1tbsp corn flour
1tbsp white wine vinegar
2tbsp caster sugar
1tbsp tomato sauce
2tbsp light soy sauce
1 can of pineapple and the juice

For the Meat

2 tsp peanut oil
1" grated ginger
2 cloves garlic
500g loin of pork, any fat removed and cut into 1" cubes
1 onion, chopped
1 red pepper, thinly sliced
1 green pepper, thinly sliced
I red pepper, sliced
4 spring onions, sliced
25g green beans, topped and tailed and cut in half
Salt and freshly milled black pepper


  • First make the sweet and sour sauce, by mixing the cornflour with the white wine vinegar in a bowl.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients, and mix in to combine together and then put aside
  • In a very hot wok, add the peanut oil, and heat up until hot. Add the grated ginger and the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, stirring all the time.
  • Add the loin of pork and cook for 2 minutes until brown all over. Add the onion and cook for a further 1 minute
  • Carefully add all the ingredients to the Lekue steamer case. Then add all the other ingredient and mix together
  • Now pour over the sweet and sour sauce and mix in with the rest of the contents.
  • Close the lids of the steamer case and either place in the microwave and cook on full power for 5 minutes, or until the pork is cooked through, or in a preheated oven for 12-15 minutes,
  • Serve immediately along with boiled rice
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