Easy Sweet And Sour Chicken

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Easy Sweet And Sour Chicken

 

  1. prep time : 15 mins
  2. cook time: 20 mins
  3. total time: 35 mins

 

Ingredients :

 

  • Chicken
  • 2  large chicken thighs , boneless and skinless
  • 1  teaspoon salt
  • 1/2  cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2  cups flour
  • 1  egg beaten
  • 1  tablespoon oil
  • 1 ¼  cups water
  • 3-4  cups vegetable oil for frying depending on the size of your pan
  • Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • 1/2  cup sugar
  • ¼  cup rice vinegar , or white vinegar
  • 2  teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2  tablespoon soy sauce , low sodium recommended
  • 1/4  cup ketchup
  • 2  tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2  tablespoons water
  • Vegetables
  • 1  red bell pepper , cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1  green bell pepper , cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1  medium yellow onion , cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1  cup pineapple chunks,  fresh or canned
  • 1  tablespoon oil

 

Instructions :

 

  • Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cornstarch, flour and salt. Add the egg, 1 tablespoon oil and water. Whisk until smooth. The mixture will be thick like pancake batter.
  • Add the chicken cubes to the mixture and marinate for about 60 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Heat the oil to 350˚F in a deep-fryer or deep saucepan. Add the marinated chicken cubes in batches and deep fry them for about 5 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  • Remove to the rack with a slotted spoon. Repeat for the remaining chicken pieces.
  • Heat a skillet or wok over medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Add onion, bell peppers and pineapple to the pan. Sauté for 2 – 4 minutes until slightly softened.
  • Add the sauce ingredients: garlic, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and ketchup. Bring to a simmer.

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