Sweet and Sour Chicken – Printable Recipe

Bake your own Sweet and Sour Chicken with this recipe.

Sweet and Sour Chicken

This Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe is sure to become one of your favorite meals. Simple to make and so delicious. “Try it, you’ll like it”.

INGREDIENTS for Sweet and Sour Chicken:

*Serves 4-6

Chicken: 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Salt and pepper

1 cup cornstarch

2 large eggs, beaten

1/4 cup canola oil

 

Sauce:

3/4 cup granulated sugar

4 tablespoons ketchup

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon garlic salt

 

DIRECTIONS for Sweet and Sour Chicken:

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. While the oil is heating, cut the chicken breasts into 1-inch pieces. Season with salt and pepper. Place the cornstarch in a gallon-sized ziplock bag. Put the chicken into the bag with the cornstarch and seal, tossing to coat the chicken. Whisk the eggs together in a shallow pie plate. Dip the cornstarch-coated chicken pieces in the egg and place them carefully in a single layer in the hot skillet. Cook for 1-2 minutes and then flip each piece over to cook on the other side until nicely golden but not all the way cooked through. Place in a single layer in a baking dish and repeat with the remaining chicken pieces.

 

Mix the sauce ingredients together in a medium bowl and pour over the chicken in the baking dish. Bake for one hour, turning the chicken once or twice while cooking to coat evenly with sauce. Serve over hot, steamed rice.

*Tip: if you like extra sauce, double the sauce ingredients – pour half over the chicken and follow the recipe instructions; pour the other half in a small saucepan and cook the sauce on the stove top at a simmer for 8-10 minutes until it reduces and thickens. Serve it on the side of the chicken.

Adapted from: Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

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Sweet and Sour Chicken
Ingredients
  • *Serves 4-6
  • Chicken: 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
Sauce
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. While the oil is heating, cut the chicken breasts into 1-inch pieces.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Place the cornstarch in a gallon-sized ziplock bag.
  5. Put the chicken into the bag with the cornstarch and seal, tossing to coat the chicken.
  6. Whisk the eggs together in a shallow pie plate.
  7. Dip the cornstarch-coated chicken pieces in the egg and place them carefully in a single layer in the hot skillet.
  8. Cook for 1-2 minutes and then flip each piece over to cook on the other side until nicely golden but not all the way cooked through.
  9. Place in a single layer in a baking dish and repeat with the remaining chicken pieces.
  10. Mix the sauce ingredients together in a medium bowl and pour over the chicken in the baking dish.
  11. Bake for one hour, turning the chicken once or twice while cooking to coat evenly with sauce. Serve over hot, steamed rice.
If you like extra sauce, double the sauce ingredients - pour half over the chicken and follow the recipe instructions; pour the other half in a small saucepan and cook the sauce on the stove top at a simmer for 8-10 minutes until it reduces and thickens.
Serve it on the side of the chicken.

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