Sweet and Sour Pork Fillet

Sweet and Sour Pork Fillet

Serves 4


  • 600g Specially Selected Pork fillet

  • For the Sauce

  • 1 x large red pepper

  • 4 x spring onions

  • 3 x cloves garlic

  • 300g fresh pineapple

  • 35ml white wine vinegar

  • 35g tomato ketchup

  • 35ml light soy sauce

  • 35ml lemon juice

  • 35ml rapeseed oil

  • 15g piece fresh peeled ginger

  • For the Pork

  • 15ml lemon juice

  • 15ml light soy sauce

  • 20g cornflour

  • Rapeseed oil to fry

  • Fresh chopped coriander to sprinkle

Cooking Method

For the sauce

  1. Chop the red pepper into thin strips, discarding any white pith and seeds
  2. Wipe, trim and cut the spring onions into thin strips
  3. Peel and finely chop the garlic
  4. Finely chop the ginger
  5. Chop the pineapple into small pieces
  6. In a wok heat the oil and add the peppers, spring onion, garlic and ginger and fry for 2 minutes
  7. Add all the rest of the ingredients for the sauce and bring to the boil – put this to the side while you cook the pork

For the Pork:

  1. Cut the fillet in half lengthways – then cut the pork into thin strips
  2. Place the pork in to a bowl along with the extra soy sauce and lemon.
  3. Stir to coat the pork.
  4. Add the cornflour the pork bowl and mix well
  5. Heat some oil in a large frying pan and sauté the pork on a high heat for 4 minutes (You may have to do this in batches if your pan isn’t big enough. Be mindful not to crowd the pan)
  6. When cooked transfer the pork to the wok where the sauce is.
  7. Gently heat through until the sauce is piping hot has thickened slightly.
  8. Serve topped with chopped coriander and steamed rice.

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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