If you’re a fan of Chinese cuisine and don’t have much time, let’s have a multi cooker make the dish for you.

This sweet and juicy pork is a classic Chinese stir-fry, sweetness of pineapple and thickness of the sauce will make you think it’s prepared in old fashion way, but we’ll keep your secret!


Multi Cooker Chinese Sweet Pork

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Cooked meals, Dinner, Main Dish, Multi Cooker, Soup & Stew
Cuisine American, Asian, Chinese
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 pounds pork shoulder cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Chinese Five Spice
  • 1/2 cup Potato Starch
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves Fresh Garlic minced
  • 1 small Yellow/Brown Onion cut into chunks
  • 1 small green bell pepper cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Pineapple Chunks with liquid

Sweet Sauce

  • 1/3 cup yellow sugar
  • 1/2 cup Ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Select Sear/Sauté on Multi-Cooker and allow to heat while preparing the ingredients.
  • Cut pork into chunks and place into a medium mixing bowl. Add salt, pepper, Chinese five spice and potato starch and mix to coat.
  • Place flour in a large mixing bowl, add pork and coat well.
  • Beat eggs and pour over pork and coat.
  • Whisk sauce ingredients together and pour over pork. Select Cancel.
  • Add oil to the cooking pot and then add the garlic and onions. Fry for 5 minutes and add pork to the cooking pot.
  • Fry until pork starts to soften. Stir to prevent it from sticking.
  • Select Stew and set time to 30 minutes. After 15 minutes, remove the lid and add pepper and pineapple and continue cooking.
  • Serve with rice and enjoy!


Keyword Garlic, Instant Pot, Multi Cooker, Onion, Peppers, Pineapple, Pork, Pork Shoulder, Rice, Spicy, Stew
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