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Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rhonda Allen
Added: Sunday, December 2, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 pounds chicken breast

Marinade:
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
dash white pepper

2 tomatoes
1 green pepper

Batter:
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup cold water
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Sauce:
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 cup chicken broth
3/4 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water
1 can (8 1/2 oz) pineapple chunks, drained

Directions:
Directions:
1. Remove bones and skin from chicken; cut into 1" pieces. Mix marinade in a glass or plastic bowl. Stir in chicken. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes. Cut each tomato into eight wedges. Cut green pepper into 1" pieces.

2. Heat oil (1 1/2") in wok to 350 degrees. Mix batter. Stir chicken into batter until well coated. Fry about 15 pieces at a time, turning frequently, until light brown (about 3 minutes). Drain.

3. Heat first 7 sauce ingredients to boiling in a 2 quart saucepan. Mix 1/4 cup cornstarch and 1/4 cup water; stir into sauce. Cook and stir until thickened, about 10 seconds. Stir in tomatoes, green pepper and pineapple. Heat to boiling; pour over chicken to serve.

 

 

 

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