If you don't like the fresh flavors used in Asian cooking, there's clearly something wrong with you. There's still time to right your wrong thinking though. And what better time than at the dawn of the Year of the Dragon? Today's recipe comes from the Food Network's Alton Brown.
2/3 cup soy sauce 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon minced ginger 1/4 cup flour, plus seasoned flour for dredging 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 lb, pork butt, cut into 1-inch cubes Kosher salt and pepper Vegetable oil, for frying 1 cup ketchup 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 oz. honey 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil 1/3 cup large diced Vidalia onion 1/3 cup large diced celery 1/3 cup carrots sliced 1/4-inch thick, on a bias 1/3 cup large diced red bell pepper 1/3 cup large diced green bell pepper 1 cup fresh pineapple, cut into 1-inch cubes
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