Sweet and sour pork with tamarind,orange and pineapple (low FODMAP, gluten free)

Sweet and sour pork with pineapple, chili, cumin and tamarind paste (FODMAP friendly)

Ingredients

(Serves 2 as a FODMAP recipe)

  • 250g trimmed pork belly, diced
  • 1 cup of fresh pineapple, cut into cubes, soaked in water with a tsp of salt, preferably overnight. This will bring out the sweetness.
  • 50g capsicum, sliced
  • A few slices of ginger, julienne
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp tamarind paste
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 chili, remove seed, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 50g mixed leaf lettuce
  • Sesame seeds, toasted, to garnish
  • Cooking oil

Method

  • Marinate the pork with sesame oil, soy sauce, tamarind paste, sugar, pepper, turmeric, cumin, chili and corn four; leave in the fridge for 30 minutes or overnight.
  • Heat up some cooking oil In a large frying pan, add ginger, sauté briefly; add the pork pieces, stir fry until the pork is nearly cooked, add capsicum, sauté briefly; add pineapple, tossed.
  • Serve on a bed of mixed leaf salad.
Peeling an orange for sweet & sour pork
Peeling an orange for sweet & sour pork
Pork shoulder, diced
Pork shoulder, diced
Pork shoulder being marinated for sweet & sour pork
Pork shoulder being marinated for sweet & sour pork
Pork shoulder being marinated
Pork shoulder being marinated
Fresh pineapple soaked in salted water for extra sweetness
Fresh pineapple soaked in salted water for extra sweetness
Pork & pineapple on frying pan
Pork & pineapple on frying pan

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