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Craving Chinese food? This paleo sweet and sour pork is grain, gluten and preservative free. But the taste is dead on delicious to satisfy your urge!

Paleo Sweet and Sour Pork

  • Author: Holley -
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x


Paleo Sweet and sour pork, no preservatives, grains or dairy, but super delicious!! Inspired by and adapted from PAM_1


  • 1 pound pork cut into cubes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp coconut aminos
  • 1 egg white
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil for frying
  • 2 tbsp. arrowroot powder
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup paleo ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp coconut aminos
  • 1/4 fresh pineapple in chunks
  • 2 tbsp tapioca starch


  1. Place cubed pork in a bowl, add salt, honey, coconut amino, and egg white, mix well to coat and let sit, at least an hour, I left it over night.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a large, saucepan or wok.
  3. Sprinkle arrowroot powder over the pork and stir until coated, carefully drop into coconut oil and brown evenly (aprox 10 min), scoop out onto a paper towel and set aside.
  4. Leave 1 tbsp. coconut oil in the pan and over medium heat stir fry in the celery, pepper, and onion, (all roughly chopped into bite size pieces). until tender crisp, set aside.
  5. In the large saucepan or wok, combine salt, water, apple cider vinegar, paleo ketchup, honey, coconut amino, and pineapple chunks.
  6. Bring to a boil and add in pork
  7. Return to boil, and mix in tapioca starch , stirring so it doesn’t clump.
  8. Boil for 3-4 minutes, and add in celery mixture, return to a boil and stir until well mixed, and everything is coated.
  • Cuisine: Chinese
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