Pork, and Sumo Mandarin Sweet and Sour
This is an easy recipe that will take no longer than about 15 minutes. It's healthy and fresh and uses Sumo Mandarins. Cup measurements are in Australian sizes
My Kitchen Stories:
: Maincourse
: Asian Inspired
Serves: 2
  • 2 Pork Cutlets
  • 1 teaspoon of Chinese Five spice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 40 ml olive oil (2 Tablespoons)
  • 12 snow peas
  • 4 sprigs of coriander
  • 3 Sumo Mandarins- You'll need 2 Squeezed into 190 ml (3/4 cup) of juice and 1 separated into fillets
  • 190 ml beef stock (3/4 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
  • 1 very small clove of garlic
  • 1 small onion cut into fine strips
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • a pinch of white sugar or to taste
Oven preheated to 200 C
  1. Mix the salt and spice together and rub this onto both sides of the cutlets. set aside
  2. Prepare the juice and mandarin segments, chop ½ the coriander and set aside the onion, garlic and snowpeas.
  3. Heat a deep frypan till hot and add 1 Table spoon of olive oil and the pork cutlets and sear till golden on both sides.Put the cutlets onto a baking sheet or tray and put into the oven for 10 minutes.
  4. Meantime, wipe the majority of the fat out of the pan and heat again adding olive oil if necessary. Saute the onion and garlic till it starts to soften.
  5. Mix the stock, juice, ginger, vinegar and sugar then add to the frypan. Simmer for 2 minutes. Taste and add salt if necessary. (don't reduce too much)
  6. Take the cutlets out of the oven and rest.
  7. Add the snowpeas and leave over the heat tossing a little,only till the snow peas are just steamed and still crunchy and green then toss through the Sumo mandarin segments and mix with the sauce.
  8. Add some chopped coriander to the sauce and serve with extra sprigs
  9. Spoon the sauce and the mandarins over the pork.
  10. I served mine with some shards of pork crackling and rice.
Recipe by My Kitchen Stories at http://www.mykitchenstories.com.au/2015/08/pork-and-sumo-mandarin-sweet-and-sour/