Sweet And Sour Chicken

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Eve Peterson

By
@mumm6

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

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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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

How to Make Sweet And Sour Chicken

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.

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About Sweet And Sour Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken



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