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Sweet and Sour Chicken Tenders Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kelly Muthiani
Added: Thursday, November 20, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp. Creole seasoning
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2 inch strips
For the sweet and sour sauce
1/2 cup of ketchup
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. cider vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 cup orange juice

Directions:
Directions:
For the chicken:
Mix the flour and seasonings together. In a medium skillet, heat the oil.
Dredge the chicken in the seasoned flour. Place the chicken in the skillet. Do not overcrowd the chicken.
Cook in batches, if necessary, turning with tongs until the tenders are golden brown.
Remove and drain on paper towels. Toss with sweet and sour sauce.
Serve immediately.
For the sauce:
In a small saucepan, combine the ketchup, soy sauce, vinegar and brown sugar.
Over medium-high heat, bring the sauce to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat.
In a small cup, mix the cornstarch into the orange juice until dissolved.
Stir into the sauce and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens, approximately 5 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Kid friendly dinner sophisticated enough for adults.

 

 

 

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