Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Sweet and Sour Pork Tacos

Delicious twist for Taco Tuesday!

24 oz ground pork
1/2 cup diced onion
1 TB minced ginger
2 cloves garlic
salt and pepper to taste

1 green bell pepper, diced
1 cup diced pineapple

1/3 cup ketchup
1/3 cup pineapple juice
2 TB sweet chili sauce
1TB apple cider vinegar
1 TB soy sauce
1/4 cup water
2 TB cornstarch

red pepper flakes to taste

taco shells, hard or soft

In a skillet heat a tsp of oil over medium heat, add pork, onion, ginger and garlic. Cook until no pink remains. Season to taste.

While it is cooking in a small pot combine ketchup, pineapple juice, chili sauce, vinegar and soy sauce.
Heat and stir util boiling. Allow to boil 1 minute.

Combine cold water and cornstarch into a slurry and add to the sauce, stir well and heat until thickened.

Add the sauce to the meat and then add in bell pepper and pineapple.

Cook until heated through and the pepper is just tender.
Add red pepper flakes to taste.

Serve in hard or soft taco shells and top as desired.
 I topped it with broccoli coleslaw and sriracha sauce!

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