Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

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Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Recipe Info


Serves: 4


Calories: 270
Carbs: 23 g
Fat: 16 g
Protein: 9 g

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Cooking Times

15 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 15 Minutes
15 min
Cook Time
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30 min
Total Time
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  1. Season the chicken cubes well with salt and pepper of with the Thai seasoning
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the flour, baking powder, egg, and milk and mix into a smooth batter. Add the chicken cubes to the batter
  3. Heat the Canola oil in a frying pan to shallow fry the chicken, just enough to cover the chicken. Fry the chicken in batches until golden brown, remove with a slotted spoon, and strain in a strainer, or on paper towels
  4. Sweet and Sour Sauce: Remove the pineapple pieces from the syrup and use the pineapple pieces in your vegetable stir fry, keep the pineapple syrup. Heat the pineapple syrup in a small saucepan. Add the sweet chilli sauce and simmer for five minutes, or until the sauce thickens slightly. Empty the sauce into a gravy or measuring jug
  5. Combine the chicken, stir-fried vegetables, and place them on top of the noodles, or rice
  6. pour the sweet and sour sauce over the chicken mixture. Serve and enjoy!

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Jasper Malherbe
Overall, a very good sweet and sour chicken recipe. The best one I have tried as a home cook. Good work. 💓💓💓💓 5.00

Mary Clover
Guess what we had for Halloween 🦇🎃 this year? You guessed it, sweet and sour chicken. Thanks for this great recipe. Tastes wonderful. 5.00

Merissa Tolmay
This sweet and sour chicken recipe is a great way to teach your kids how to eat with chopstix. It is fun to watch them learn. The chicken pieces are big and fluffy and easy to pick up with chopstix. Thanks for putting a smile on the faces of my children. We have fun with this recipe. 5.00

Bertus Kruger
We have moved to the United States from South African and I have been following your posts and recipes for some time now. The content is refreshing and there are always new ideas. Make me feel right at home. Thanks for sharing this sweet and sour chicken recipe. Missing SA, but, we have to do what we have to do. Great recipe teams cats. 5.00
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Thank you Bertus for the great feedback. We are happy to hear that our recipes reach your parts of the world. Love from SA 💓💓

Claire Finwood
Classic sweet and sour chicken recipe. Love homemade Chinese food. 🥢🥩 5.00

Hedi Kleinhans
Thanks for sharing this delicious, quick, and easy sweet and sour chicken recipe. My husband and kids love it and it is a fun recipe to prepare. The family gets involved and gets their hands dirty. 5.00


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