Chinese style sweet and sour chicken

Chinese Style Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe

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Shirley Makekau

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@tutuwoman

. I have been making this S/S chicken for years and it was always requested when we had family get togethers at our home on Maui. A good side for this dish is chow mein noodles or fried rice.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4-6

Ingredients

2
chicken breasts
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
flour
1/4 c
cornstarch
1 tsp
baking power
1/2 tsp
baking soda
3/4 c
cold water
3/4 c
water
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
rice vinegar
3 Tbsp
catsup
2/3 c
sugar
1
tomato,wedged
1 small
green pepper, wedged
1/2 c
pineapple chunks
1 tsp
toasted sesame seeds
3 c
oil for deep frying

How to Make Chinese style sweet and sour chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 11. Bone chicken and cut into 1/2 inch thick slices
    or you can use the boneless chicken breast.
  • 22. Heat oil in wok to 375*. Rub salt into chicken pieces. Dip chicken into batter:
    1/2 c flour
    1/4 c cornstarch
    1 t baking power
    1/2 t baking soda
    34 c cold water
    Deep fry in oil until golden brown (abt 4 minutes).
  • 33. Sweet sour sauce:
    14 c water
    2 T cornstarch
    2 T rice vinegar
    3 T catsup
    2/3 c sugar
    Bring sauce to a full boil stirring constantly.remove from heat when sauce is at the right thickness.
  • 4Place cooked chicken on a nice platter and garnish with tomato,pepper and pineapple chunks on top of chicken.
  • 5Pour sauce over all and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.

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About Chinese style sweet and sour chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian