How to make Sweet and sour chicken

Posted on Oct 3 2018 - 3:40pm by kumar
  • Prep Time: 0 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 4 People

    Ingredients to make Sweet and sour chicken :

  • 450 grams boneless Chicken breast ( cut into 1 inch cubes)
  • 3/4 cup plain Flour
  • 2 medium green Capsicum (diced)
  • Onion finely chopped
  • 75 grams brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Lemon juice
  • 114 grams Pineapple (crushed with the juice)
  • 5 ml soya sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon black Pepper
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 45 ml refined or Olive oil
  • 2-3 spring Onion stalks to garnish

    How to make Sweet and sour chicken :

  • Take a bowl and add in the flour, salt and pepper and toss to combine well.
  • Add in the boneless chicken cubes into this flour mixture and make sure they are coated well.
  • Heat a wok/kadai on medium flame and add 35 ml of the oil.
  • Once the oil is hot, immediately add in the chicken pieces and cook for 9-10 minutes until the chicken juices run out, and it becomes golden from outside.
  • Transfer the chicken cubes into a plate and keep aside.
  • Clean the kadai/wok and heat 10 ml of the oil on a medium flame.
  • Add in the garlic, onion, green pepper and let it cook for 2-3 minutes till slightly soft but still crunchy.
  • Next put in the chicken cubes and toss it well with the vegetables.
  • In a separate bowl, pour the ketchup, soya sauce, lemon juice, pineapple, brown sugar and whisk thoroughly with a fork.
  • Pour this mixture into the wok and bring it to a boil.
  • Cook for another 3-4 minutes while continually stirring in between.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning or sweetness/sourness according to your taste.
  • Serve hot with a sprinkle of chopped spring onion stalks.
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