easy sweet-n-sour chicken

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By sherry monfils
from worcester, MA

I make this when I want a quick sweet-n-sour chicken dish. It always satisfies me and hubby!

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For easy sweet-n-sour chicken

  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1' pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    cornstarch
  • 2 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    sesame oil
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    ketchup
  • 1/2 c
    apple cider
  • 1 Tbsp
    light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    garlic salt, or you can use garlic powder if trying to lower your sodium.

How To Make easy sweet-n-sour chicken

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325. Heat oil in lg skillet, over medium heat. Season chicken pieces w/ salt and pepper. Place cornstarch in plastic, resealable bag. Add chicken to bag and shake to coat.
  • 2
    In shallow bowl, place beaten eggs. Dip chicken into eggs. Place chicken in hot oil. Cook about 2 mins per side. Place chicken in a baking dish.
  • 3
    In another bowl, mix together sugar, ketchup, apple cider, soy sauce and garlic salt or garlic powder. Pour sauce over chicken. Bake 1 hr, turning chicken over at least once. I serve this chicken over hot cooked rice. But it's fine w/out it!
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