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Chinese Style Sweet n sour chicken recipe
How to make Sweet n Sour Chicken
Chop up 2 big boneless chicken breast into thick square and rectangular shaped cubes
Place 1 cup of flour into a mixing bowl. Season with 2-3 tsps salt, 1 tsp garlic powder and black pepper.
Add about 1 cup of water and whisk
Add 1 tsp of soy sauce and chicken cubes to batter
Stir chicken cubes into batter and allow them to sit
Chop up 1 small onion, 1/4 red and green bell peppers into large square shaped pieces as shown in video
Cut 1 pineapple up into small pieces
Place wok over high heat… add tbs of 2 tbs oil to wok…. and add vegetables and cook for 1 minute then sit aside in a bowl
To a bowl add lots of flour, about 2 cups
Drop chicken cubes into the flour and coat again,
Add 2 cups of oil to wok and place over medium high heat…once the oil is hot after 2 minutes…. shake off excess flour from each chicken cube then add to hot oil and fry them for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown and crunchy. Fry a small amount of chicken at a time….
Once chicken done sit aside on a paper toweled plate
SWEET N SOUR SAUCE
Stir together 1/4 cup of water and 1 tbs of cornstarch to create a slurry
Add 1/3 cup of apple cider vinegar to a pot along with 10 tbs of pineapple juice, 2 tbs ketchup, 1/2 cup of brown sugar and 1/2 tsp of salt
Turn fire onto low heat… once come to a boil add slurry… and cook until thickens about 45 secs
Make sure not to let sauce become to thick, cut fire off before it gets too thick
Place fried chicken and vegetables back into wok…. coat with sweet and sour sauce, make sure not to toss too vigorously… be gentle.
Serve with rice
Sweet n Sour chicken recipe