Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

 
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Sweet and Sour Chicken
  • Chef: Kriti Borah
  • Recipe Servings: 4
  • Cook Time:
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Serve this delicious crispy chicken with sweet and sour sauce, and grated cucumber at your next get together.

Ingredients of Sweet and Sour Chicken

  • 1/2 kg boneless chicken, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp rum
  • 1 tsp red chilli sauce
  • 1 Tbsp chopped spring onions
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 egg whites
  • 4 Tbsp corn flour
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Sweet and Sour Sauce :
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 Tbsp spring onions cut into 1
  • 2 chopped garlic
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • 1 capsicum
  • 3 Tbsp vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp soya sauce
  • 250 ml chicken stock
  • 2 tsp corn flour dissolved in 1 tbsp water
  • 3 Tbsp chunked pineapple
  • 3 Tbsp peeled, grated cucumber

How to Make Sweet and Sour Chicken

  • 1.1. Combine chicken with marinade ingredients. Set aside for 2-3 hours.
  • 2.2. Deep fry in hot oil until chicken is tender.
  • 3.3. Drain and keep warm while preparing the sauce.
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1.1. Heat sesame oil. Stir-fry spring onions, garlic and chilli for 1 minute.
  • 2.2. Add capsicum and cook for 1/2 a minute.
  • 3.3. Stir in vinegar, sugar, sauces and chicken stock.
  • 4.4. Season and thicken with a little corn flour. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • 5.5. Add pineapple to the sauce with cooked chicken.
  • 6.6. Reheat. Serve with grated cucumber.
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