4 Delite mandarins, juiced ( reserve peel of 1 mandarin)
¼ cup tomato ketchup
1 cup water
4 Tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
¼ teaspoon white pepper
2 teaspoon five-spice powder
1/2 cup spring onions, sliced and cooked rice to serve
Heat oil in a cast iron or heavy bottomed saucepan on high. Dust pork with flour and sear in hot oil, in batches- so pork doesn’t stew. Remove from pan and set aide.
Add onions, garlic ,chilli and ginger. Sauté for a few minutes on medium-low until onions start softening.
Return pork to pan and, ketchup, white pepper, five-spice powder, tamari, the peel of one mandarin, vinegar and water. Mix well. Reduce heat to low, cover with lid and simmer gently for 1 hour. Add mandarin juice Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with spring onions and serve with rice
Slow Cooker Method: Dust pork with flour and combine with rest of ingredients except spring onions in the bowl of a slow cooker. Cook on "Low" for 3 hours.