Monday, November 9, 2009

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Last week I was really wanting Chinese Food. I originally found this recipe here at My Happy Meals and knew that I wanted to try it.

It is wonderful! It is a new favorite at our house. It's not a quick meal, but really pretty simple to make, and did I already say that it is wonderful? It really is wonderful.

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken
3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Salt and pepper
1 cup cornstarch
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup canola oil

Cut boneless chicken breasts into chunks. Season with salt and pepper. Dip chicken in cornstarch and then in egg. Fry in a little oil until brown but not cooked through. Place in a single layer in a baking dish. Mix sauce ingredients (below) together and pour over chicken.

¾ cup sugar
4 tablespoons ketchup
½ cup vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon garlic salt

Bake for one hour at 325 degrees. Turn chicken every 15 minutes. If you like extra sauce, make another batch of sauce and bring it to a boil on the stovetop. Stir constantly and let cook over medium heat until thickened and reduced - about 6-8 minutes.


  1. Soooo yummy, isn't it? I shared this recipe with our dear friends and its a weekly staple in their house now!

  2. Looks delicious...I hate sweet and sour chicken though, because I don't like the sweet-sour combo.

  3. Looks so tasty, I will have to try it!

    And Craigs list is the best place to find great treasures! Congratulations on the baby!

  4. This looks so good! Now I'm craving chinese.

  5. Gosh, I haven't had Chinese food in forever - I suddenly have a craving :)

  6. i've made something like this before.....anything fried is good, right?

  7. yummy yumm so tasty..i do love sweet and sour ...thanx sis:)


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