Sweet and Sour Pork
April 09, 2021
This can't-miss, easy Whole30 Dinner recipe will be a staple in your regular rotation. A delicious Chinese-inspired dish based on takeout and fast food fave Sweet 'n Sour Pork, this dish is full of sweet and tangy flavor the whole family will love. Made with Primal Kitchen Ketchup, this easy Whole30 recipe gets to your table faster than it takes to drive and pick up takeout.
Sweet and sour pork is a Chinese restaurant favorite: succulent, savory, and sweet, this dish is made with pineapple juice, dates, and dried apricots for a complex, aromatic flavor. With a food processor and a skillet, this Primal, Paleo, Whole30 Friendly, one-pan dish comes together quickly right at home.
Easy Sweet and Sour Pork
The secret to our Sweet and Sour Pork is Primal Kitchen Organic and Unsweetened Ketchup, which can be used as a substitute for tomato paste in all your favorite recipes. Prep your marinade and pork ahead of time to put this recipe on the table in less than thirty minutes.
Follow along with Brian in the video below as he prepares this delicious Sweet and Sour Whole30 Pork with Primal Kitchen Unsweetened Ketchup.
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Sweet and Sour Pork
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This easy Whole30 Dinner recipe and delicious Chinese-inspired dish is based on takeout fave Sweet and Sour Pork, and is full of sweet and tangy flavor the whole family will love.
1 pound pork tenderloin
1 Tbsp. sesame oil
2 Tbsp. diced ginger
1 onion, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 ¼ cup of pineapple, chopped
Sesame seeds and green onion, for topping
2 Tbsp. coconut aminos
2 Tbsp. pineapple juice
1 tsp baking soda
2 cloves of garlic
¼ cup pineapple juice
3 Tbsp. coconut aminos
3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. Primal Kitchen Unsweetened and Organic Ketchup
5 dried apricots
For the Marinade
For the Sweet and Sour Sauce
Cut the tenderloin into cubes.
Whisk together the marinade ingredients, then add the pork cubes. Cover each piece fully with the marinade. Set aside to marinate for up to two hours.
Combine the ingredients for the Sweet and Sour sauce into a Nutribullet, blender, or food processor until smooth.
Prep the pan with sesame oil, and spread it around until the pan is covered. Add the pork, stirring and flipping until crispy and brown.
Add another ½ tbsp of sesame oil and cover the pan fully.
Add diced ginger to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.
Add chopped onion and chopped peppers to the skillet and cook until soft, then add the pork back into the mix.
Add pineapple and sweet and sour sauce, and remove from the skillet.
Top with sesame seeds and green onion to taste.
You can serve this dish over white or brown rice, if desired (not included in nutritional information).
Nutritional information calculated with Cronometer.
Calories 569, Carbs 53 grams, Protein 49 grams, Fat 15 grams