Sweet and Sour Pork Fillet with Pineapple and Basmati Rice

5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 2 people


  • 220 g Pork tenderloin
  • 1 tbsp Light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Rice wine
  • 1 tsp Sesame oil
  • 1 tsp Tapioca starch
  • 1 tbsp Peanut oil
  • 2 piece Garlic cloves
  • 150 g Pineapple cubes (can!)
  • 1 tbsp Coriander green
  • 1 tbsp Dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 0,5 tsp Glutamate / alternatively ½ teaspoon instant chicken broth
  • 75 g Basmati rice
  • 275 ml Water
  • 0,5 tsp Salt
  • 0,5 tsp Ground turmeric


  • Basmati rice (75 g) in salted water (275 ml water / ¼ teaspoon salt) and ground turmeric (½ teaspoon) bring to the boil, stir and cook on the lowest level for about 20 minutes. Clean / remove the pork tenderloin, first cut into slices and then into strips. Marinate the pork fillet strips with light soy sauce (1 teaspoon), rice wine (1 teaspoon), sesame oil (1 teaspoon) and tapioca starch (1 teaspoon) for about 15 minutes. Peel and dice the garlic cloves. Heat the wok, add peanut oil (1 tbsp), fry the garlic clove cubes in it until it starts to smell and the garlic clove cubes turn a little brown. Add the marinated pork fillet strips and stir-fry. Add the dark soy sauce (1 tbsp), the pineapple cubes, the coriander (1 tbsp cut), the sugar (1 teaspoon) and glutamate (½ teaspoon / alternatively ½ teaspoon instant chicken stock) and fry / stir-fry every s for approx. 5 - 6 minutes . Press the rice into a funnel and turn it onto the plate. Add sweet and sour pork fillet with pineapple and serve with chopsticks if necessary.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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