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Sweet and Sour Quorn Meat Free Pieces

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A classic Cantonese dish that is the ideal combination of crispy Quorn pieces coated in a flavouful sweet and sour sauce. Serve this with a mixture of cucumber, pineapple and tomato for a speedy and healthy dinner for your family!

Serves 4

25 mins

Easy

Made with Quorn Meat Free Pieces

High in protein
Gluten free
Low in saturated fat

Ingredients

  • 150g Quorn Meat Free Pieces
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 50g corn starch
  • 50g fresh or canned pineapple – diced
  • 50g cucumber – deseeded and diced
  • 50g tomato – diced
  • 50g red onion – diced and peeled into petals
  • 2 tsp of cooking oil
  • 40g sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 30g brown sugar
  • A dash of dark soy sauce
  • Tomato ketchup
  • 30ml white vinegar
  • 1-2 tbsp of corn starch solution (1:1 solution of corn starch and water)
  • White sesame seeds – for garnish
  • 50ml water

Method

  1. Coat Quorn Pieces with beaten egg yolks. Remove and coat in corn starch, put aside to dry.
  2. Heat oil and deep fry the coated pieces for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Strain and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, white vinegar, water and salt. Mix until sugar dissolves. Add tomato ketchup to taste and colour.
  4. Heat wok up with oil and stir-fry onion until fragrant.
  5. Add pineapple, cucumber and tomato to the mixture and stir-fry.
  6. Pour in the sweet and sour sauce and combine with the fried Quorn. Add corn starch solution and stir till thickened.
  7. Plate up and sprinkle with sesame seeds to serve.

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