Thursday, June 2, 2011

Updated Sweet and Sour Chicken

I posted this recipe almost 2 years ago but I recently made it again and took a better photo and I changed the recipe a little bit so I thought I would repost this and because I have way more readers now then I did back then so maybe some of you never saw this. Anyway, we liked it better this way than the old way. If you love Chinese give this a try you won't be disappointed believe me!!!

Sweet and Sour Chicken

3-4 chicken breast, cubed
salt and pepper
1 cup cornstarch or flour(I have used both both work well)
3 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup oil

Salt and pepper the chicken. Beat the eggs in a bowl and dump in the chicken pieces mix till all coated. In another shallow dish place the constarch(or flour) and coat the egg washed chicken pieces till well coated.Fry in the oil until browned all over but not cooked clear through. Place in a single layer in a 9x13 inch pan.
Then mix the sauce ingredients all together well.
Sauce:
3/4 cup sugar
4 T. ketchup
1/2 cup vinegar~i used red wine but white vinegar would work also
1 T. soy sauce
1 tsp minced garlic

Pour this mixture over the browned chicken and Bake at 325 for 1 hour. Turn the chicken every 15 minutes. If you like extra sauce, make another batch of sauce and bring it to a boil on the stovetop. Stir and let cook over medium heat until thickened and reduced~about ten minutes. Pour extra sauce over rice and cooked chicken.

Note:do not put more sauce on the chicken while it cooks or it will not come out crispy it will be soggy. I made extra sauce and put it over the chicken and rice on our plates and it was great.
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2 comments:

Coleen said...

Hubby adores anything sweet & sour, so I'm going to make this for him this weekend, it looks excellent.

Holly said...

I love sweet n sour chicken!! Yum!