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How to cook sweet and sour chicken

Cook Sweet and Sour Chicken

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INGREDIENTS
slice the chicken breast into bite-size pieces (note: you may substitute chicken with pork or fish. the rest of the recipe is still the same)

slice the chicken breast into bite-size pieces (note: you may substitute chicken with pork or fish. the rest of the recipe is still the same)

add salt and pepper

add salt and pepper

crack an egg

crack an egg

mix

mix

add cornstarch then mix lightly - dont overdo the mixing. (P.S. the cornstarch seals off the chicken when you fry it, making it crunchy on the outside but tender and juicy inside)

add cornstarch then mix lightly - dont overdo the mixing. (P.S. the cornstarch seals off the chicken when you fry it, making it crunchy on the outside but tender and juicy inside)

heat oil in pan and add the battered chicken

heat oil in pan and add the battered chicken

fry all  the chicken until golden brown then set aside. now it's time to prepare the sauce.

fry all the chicken until golden brown then set aside. now it's time to prepare the sauce.

put the pineapple juice in a bowl.

put the pineapple juice in a bowl.

add the tomato paste (here i used the whole packet. it's a small one tho)

add the tomato paste (here i used the whole packet. it's a small one tho)

add vinegar

add vinegar

add sugar

add sugar

mix then set aside. (you may adjust the amount of sugar and vinegar according to your taste.) now let's prepare the veggies

mix then set aside. (you may adjust the amount of sugar and vinegar according to your taste.) now let's prepare the veggies

sliced bell peppers

sliced bell peppers

carrot, cut in half and sliced diagonally

carrot, cut in half and sliced diagonally

sliced pineapples (i use canned pineapples,  quicker to prepare and they're sweet)

sliced pineapples (i use canned pineapples, quicker to prepare and they're sweet)

garlic and onions. now on to cooking our dish :)

garlic and onions. now on to cooking our dish :)

heat oil in pan and quickly sautee garlic and onion

heat oil in pan and quickly sautee garlic and onion

add carrots, don't overcook. remember we want to make the veggies half-cooked and crunchy

add carrots, don't overcook. remember we want to make the veggies half-cooked and crunchy

quickly add the bell pepper, mix a bit

quickly add the bell pepper, mix a bit

then add just a right amount of sauce and simmer until you reach a bit sticky consistency

then add just a right amount of sauce and simmer until you reach a bit sticky consistency

throw in the sliced pineapples

throw in the sliced pineapples

mix and simmer a bit

mix and simmer a bit

add the fried chicken

add the fried chicken

mix, add salt and pepper to taste.. and voila

mix, add salt and pepper to taste.. and voila

here's our dish, sweet and sour chicken!

  • 450.0g chicken breast
  • 1.0c pineapple juice
  • 1.0 egg
  • 4.0Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1.0 carrot
  • 2.0 capsicums (bell peppers)
  • 1.0 onion
  • vinegar
  • sugar
  • 2.0Tbsp cornstarch
  • can of sliced pineapples