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sweet & sour chicken on a budget by freda

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Vanc. (born in Savannah, Ga), WA

This Semi-Homemade Dish Makes this Just perfect for the Busy Homemaker these days, Using Just a few Ingredients. This goes from grill to table in less time than you can get take out. . . 30 min max.

(3 ratings)
yield 8 pieces
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For sweet & sour chicken on a budget by freda

  • 8 pcs
    chicken, drumsticks or thighs, ( usually inexpensive and full of flavors)
  • 1/2-1 C
    sweet & sour sauce, ( in your condiment isle of the grocer)
  • 1/4 C
  • 1 tsp
    fresh grated ginger, or, dried ginger spice
  • 2
    garlic cloves chopped, or 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 TBS
    soy sauce
  • green onions chopped ( optional topping)

How To Make sweet & sour chicken on a budget by freda

  • 1
    Microwave, Chicken for 10-12 minutes, or Bake in oven 20-25 min Drain any fat. (this helps to Be sure your Chicken is Cooked thru.)
  • 2
    Simmer in a small pot, Sweet & sour Sauce, Water, Ginger, garlic, and soy sauce, about 5-8 min. you can smell the Flavors. . . yummm. .
  • 3
    Place chicken on the BBQ-grill or in the oven 20 min or till done, Brushing the Sauce over the chicken often for about 15 min, and again before the Chicken is removed from the grill or oven. Sprinkle the Green onions over the chicken and serve.

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