Chinese style sweet and sour chicken

Chinese Style Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe

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Shirley Makekau


. 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.


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  • 2
    chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking power
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 c
    cold water
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2/3 c
  • 1
  • 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


  1. 1. Bone chicken and cut into 1/2 inch thick slices
    or you can use the boneless chicken breast.
  2. 2. 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).
  3. 3. 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.
  4. Place cooked chicken on a nice platter and garnish with tomato,pepper and pineapple chunks on top of chicken.
  5. Pour 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

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