Sweet and sour chicken is a famous Chinese cuisine. It is a great appetizer or main dish.This quick and easy sweet and sour chicken will be ready to eat in less than 30 minutes.

  • For Preparing Chicken:
    • 3 medium Boneless Chicken Breast cut into bite size chunks or Boneless Chicken
    • 1/2 cup All purpose flour
    • Salt and Black pepper
    • 1 Egg
    • Cooking oil-for frying
    • For Sauce:
      • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
      • 2 tbsp Vinegar
      • 2 tbsp Brown sugar or Sugar
      • 3 tbsp Ketchup
      • 1 tbsp Cornstarch (For thicker sauce,use 2-3 tbsp)
      • 1/4 tsp Sesame oil -optional
      • 1 tsp Sweet and Sour Sauce
      • 1/2 cup water or chicken stock
      • 2 stalks Green onion, cubed
      • 1 small Onion, cubed
      • 1 Green Bell Pepper, cubed
      • 1/2 small Carrot, thinly sliced-optional
      • 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
      • In a mixing bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Adjust according to taste. Set aside.
      • Cut chicken into small chunks and set aside in a bowl. Beat an egg in a separate bowl.
      • Season flour with salt and pepper. Dip the chicken into the beaten egg and then into a bowl of flour. Make sure it is fully coated.
      • Add cooking oil in a preheated pan. When oil is hot enough, turn to medium heat. Fry the chicken meat in batches until all sides are brown (approximately 3 minutes). Drain and set aside.
      • In the same pan, add fresh cooking oil. Saute the onion and garlic until fragrant. Add the bell pepper and green onions. Stir and fry for 1-2 minutes.
      • Pour the sauce in, stir and bring to a boil. After a boil, toss the chicken back in. Stir well until the chicken is fully coated with the sauce. (You can separate the sauce and pour it over the chicken if you wish). Turn off heat.
      • Serve hot and garnish with green onion.