How to cook Sweet and sour fillet

Sweet and sour fillet [Táng cù lǐ jí] is one of the classic Chinese traditional dishes. This dish is mainly made of pork tenderloin, with flour, starch, vinegar and other condiments. It is sweet and sour and makes people appetite; This dish can be found in Shan cuisine, Henan cuisine, Zhejiang cuisine, Shandong cuisine, Sichuan cuisine, Huaiyang cuisine, Cantonese cuisine, and Fujian cuisine. On September 10, 2018, "Chinese Food" was officially released in Henan Province. Sweet and sour fillet was rated as one of the top ten classic dishes in Shandong.
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How to cook Sweet and sour fillet

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 30 mins Servings: 1 Calories: 146 kcal (100g) Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


  Taste: sweet and sour

  Main ingredients: tenderloin, starch, sugar, tomato sauce, eggs, flour, vinegar

  Main seasonings: sesame oil, cooking wine, sugar, refined salt.

Sweet and sour fillet Ingredient

Sweet and sour fillet cooking method

  1. Use the back of a knife to loosen 500g tenderloin, cut into strips, add 1 tablespoon of cooking wine, half a tablespoon of salt, a little white pepper and 1 egg.

  2. Grab well and marinate for 20 minutes.

  3. The marinated tenderloin is coated with an appropriate amount of starch, and the excess starch is patted. The secret of zero failure lies in the direct coating of dry flour, which can make the ribs taste crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

  4. Heat oil from the pan to 6 minutes hot (about 160 degrees), put in the powdered tenderloin, fry on medium and low heat until cooked through; wait until the oil pan is heated to nine minutes (about 190 degrees), and re-fry For the second time, deep fry on high fire until the surface is golden and crispy, remove and set aside.

  5. Leave a small amount of base oil in the pot, add an appropriate amount of tomato sauce and stir well over medium heat, add a little white vinegar, half a spoon of salt and 1 spoon of sugar, add a little water, and then pour a small bowl of water starch (water: starch=1:1) , Turn the fire to thicken the juice.

  6. Fry the deep-fried tenderloin, evenly coat with tomato sauce, turn off the heat and serve. Sprinkle a little cooked white sesame seeds and shredded green onion to complete the sweet and sour fillet in tomato sauce.

    How to cook Sweet and sour fillet
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 146
Calories from Fat 7.62
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 5.93g2%
Dietary Fiber 0.39g2%
Protein 12.66g26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: shandong cuisine,chinese Hot dishes

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