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Easy Mandarin Chicken

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

I really do understand that! I love fried chicken like the next person and then smothering it in a nice sweet and sour sauce kicks in all the primal brain functions for eating fat and sweet. Let me be brutally honest here, this is essentially deep fried chicken with a sweet and sour dipping sauce melted all over it.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 Servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1 1/2 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces ( i use about 3 breast)
1/3 c
cornstarch
2
eggs, beaten
1/4 c
pineapple juice
1 tsp
soy sauce
1/3 c
vinegar
3/4 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
ketchup
1/2 tsp
salt

How to Make Easy Mandarin Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut chicken into bite sized pieces. Beat eggs in a shallow bowl with a fork: set aside.

    Pour cornstarch into a shallow bowl and roll chicken in it. When coated, dip chicken into beaten eggs.
  • 2Heat just enough oil to cover the bottom of a non stick skillet on medium high heat. Place coated chicken pieces into the pan and heat until brown
  • 3In a medium sized mixing bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients: pineapple juice, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, ketchup and salt. Pour on browned chicken.

    Simmer chicken with the lid covering only half of the pan to let the heat escape.
  • 4Simmer 20 to 30 minutes, stirring often, until sauce thickens.

    Serve with rice and ENJOY

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About Easy Mandarin Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese




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