Sweet-and-Sour Pork Chops

These pork chops are so easy to make and really delivers on taste! Serve them on noodles, rice or mashed potato.

83ml sugar
83ml apple cider vinegar
45ml pineapple juice (from the canned pineapple)
45ml tomato sauce (ketchup)
5ml Worcestershire sauce
15ml soy sauce
20ml cornstarch
125ml water

1 onion, sliced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
15ml fresh ginger, grated
half each of a red, green and yellow bell/sweet pepper, sliced
1 tin of pineapple pieces

6 pork chops

Preheat your oven to 180℃.
Add the sugar, vinegar, pineapple juice, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, soy and cornstarch to a mixing bowl and stir to mix together.
Add the water, stir through and set aside.

Put a cast-iron pan (skillet) on medium heat and add a dash of vegetable oil.
Add the onion, garlic, ginger and sweet pepper and fry for 4 -5 minutes.
Add the pineapple pieces and pour the sauce into the pan with the onion mixture.
Reduce the heat and gently simmer for 5 minutes.

Warm another pan on medium-high heat and brown the chops, about 2-3 minutes per side.
Immediately place the fried pork chops in the sauce. Keep going until you have browned all the chops.
Cover the pan with the chops and the sauce and place in the oven for 25 minutes.
Scatter some sesame seeds and coriander leaves over before serving on rice, noodles or mashed potato.

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