Sweet And Sour Chicken

Eve Peterson (AKA-POETGRL)

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@mumm6

My family loves chicken, so we have many different meals using chicken.


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Ingredients

1 oz
8 oz can pineapple chunks, drained (juice reserved)
1/4 c
cornstarch
1 3/4 c
water, divided
3/4 c
white sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
distilled white vinegar
1/4 tsp
ground white pepper
2
drops orange food coloring
1
egg
8
skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 1/2 c
water
1 qt
vegetable oil, for frying
2 1/4 c
self rising flour
2
green bell peppers, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
cornstarch

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups water, sugar, vinegar, reserved pineapple juice and orange food coloring. Heat to boiling. Turn off heat. Combine 1/4 cup cornstarch and 1/4 cup water; slowly stir into saucepan. Continue stirring until mixture thickens.
2
Combine flour, 2 Tablespoons oil, 2 Tablespoons cornstarch, salt, white pepper, and egg. Add 1 1/2 cups water gradually to make a thick batter. Stir to blend throughly. Add chicken pieces, and stir until chicken is well coated.
3
Heat oil in skillet or wok to 360 degrees. Fry chicken pieces in hot oil 10 minutes, or until golden. Remove chicken, and drain on paper towels.
4
When ready to serve, layer green peppers, pineapple chunks, and cooked chicken pieces on a platter. Pour hot sweet and sour sauce over top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken