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Sweet and sour pork chops with vegetables

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Sweet and sour pork chops with vegetables


  • In a bowl add the egg white, the corn starch, the wine, 1 teaspoon olive oil, the salt, and mix well. 
  • Add the meat and mix so that it is well covered with the egg mixture. 
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. 
  • Place a pot over high heat and add the water.
  • As soon as the water comes to a boil, carefully add the meat into the pot and keep boiling for 30-40 seconds. 
  • Drain the meat and set it aside, in a bowl, until needed.
  • In another bowl mix the pineapple juice, the tomato paste, the apple cider vinegar (or rice vinegar), the soy sauce, the sesame oil, the corn starch, and set them aside until needed 
  • Place a wok over high heat until it gets very hot. 
  • Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and sauté the peppers along with the onion for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Add the meat and sauté it for 2 minutes as well, by mixing constantly.
  • Pull the meat and the vegetables to the sides of the wok, pour the sauce in the center, mix, and cook it for 2-3 minutes until it slightly thickens. 
  • Mix the meat and the vegetables with the sauce, and remove them from the heat.
  • Add the pineapple pieces and serve right away, along with rice if you want.


Alternatively, if you want, you can serve the pork chops with noodles instead of rice.

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
18 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
16 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
12 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
10 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
23 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
66 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
18 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
23 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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