Saucy Fried Pork Tenderloin

For those searching for a simple oriental dish yet tasty and simple to cook, I think this saucy fried pork tenderloin is for you. The only hindrance is I think, where will you get the Chinese rice wine or shaoxing wine. You an substitute it with any cooking rice wine or sherry. White wine can also be a good substitute if you have it in your kitchen.


Saucy Fried Pork Tenderloin
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Recipe type: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 2 servings
  • ½ kilo pork tenderloin, sliced thinly
  • ½ cup soda or 7-up (optional)
For the marinade:
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Chinese rice wine (e.g. Shaoxing wine)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • ½ tsp. soy sauce
For the sauce:
  • 3 Tbsp. banana catsup
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Chinese rice wine
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • a dash of ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. fish sauce or patis
How to cook Saucy Fried Pork Tenderloin:
  1. Combine the cooking oil, rice wine, and soy sauce. Then add the sliced pork in the mixture. Mix well.
  2. Combine cornstarch, baking soda and water to make a slurry. Then mix with the marinade and pork.
  3. You can also add soda or 7-up to the mixture to make it extra tender. Let stand for at least 15 to 30 minutes.
  4. After marinating the pork tenderloin slices, fry then and cook halfway.
  5. Mix all the sauce ingredients.
  6. Pour the mixture into the pre-fried pork tenderloin.
  7. Let boil for a few minutes then serve immediately.


Saucy Pork Tenderloin