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Quick Sweet & Sour Pork

Don’t call take-out when you can make this delicious sweet & sour pork in your own kitchen
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Dinner, Main, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: easy stir fry with pork, pork stir fry recipe, pork,, stir fry, sweet and sour recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 309kcal


  • 1 lb boneless pork loin or tenderloin cut in 1/2-in/1.3 cm pieces
  • 3 cups snow peas cut in half
  • 2 carrots thinly slices
  • 2 green onions/scallions cut in 1/2-in/1.3 cm pieces
  • 1/2 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 3 tbs oil
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of sugar
  • 1 tbs sesame seed-optional


  • 2 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 3 tbs ketchup
  • 1 tbs cornstarch/cornflour
  • 1/3 cup water


  • In a small bowl, toss the pork with the 1/2 tbs balsamic vinegar and a pinch of salt.
  • Mix all sauce ingredients in another bowl; set aside.
  • Heat 2 tbs of the oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork and stir fry until pork is nicely browned and cooked through; about 5 minutes. Remove the pork to a plate.
  • Add the remaining oil to the pan. Add the garlic, pinch of sugar and the carrots. Stir fry for about 3 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Add the green onion and stir fry for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Add the pork back to the pan along with the snow peas and the sauce. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Top with sesame seeds if desired.



Serving: 1g | Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 441mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 6012IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 3mg