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This uniquely Chinese pot is best when served with spaghetti or any type of noodle. If preferred, rice can also be served with the pot.
It's enough for 6 people and a size 2 pot is recommended.


  • 2 kg Leg of pork, cubed
  • 1 Large pineapple, peeled and sliced
  • 1 Large Cooking apple, peeled and sliced
  • 15 ml Butter
  • 2 Large onions, sliced
  • 1 Green pepper, sliced
  • 10 ml Finely mixed spices
  • 125 ml Brown vinegar
  • 60 ml Maizena (Cornflour)
  • 60 ml Brown sugar
  • 60 ml Red wine
  • 25 Worcester sauce
  • 250 ml Boiling water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Melt the butter in the Pot and brown the onions and green peppers until soft
  • Remove and brown the meat
  • Sprinkle the spices, salt and pepper over the meat
  • Place the pineapple on top of the meat, then the apple and then the onion and green pepper mix
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients and pour over the Potjie
  • Cover with the lid and allow the pot to simmer for approximately 2 hours
Serves 6

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