Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken

Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Ingredients

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1 tb Vegetable oil
1/4 c Water
1 tb Vinegar
3 tb Cornstarch
Hot cooked rice; or chow mein
1 1/2 c Chicken Stock
Oil; (for deep frying)
2 tb Soy sauce
1 Egg white
1 cn Unsweetened pineapple chunks
2 Green peppers; cut in strips
1 tb Light brown sugar
3 Chicken breast halves;

Original recipe makes 1

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Preparation

Slice chicken breasts lengthwise in narrow strips. In a wok or deep heavy skillet, pour oil to a 1 1/2 inch depth. Heat oil to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, beat egg white until frothy. Add 1 teaspoon cornstarch; continue beating. Gradual- ly add 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch, beating until egg whites form soft peaks. Dip chicken strips, 1 at a time, in egg white mixture; drain over bowl. Fry strips in hot oil, a few at a time, until evenly browned. Drain on paper towel. Repeat with remaining chicken. Pour oil from wok or skillet; discard. Wipe skillet clean with paper towel. Drain pineap- ple, reserving juice. Place skillet over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil. When hot, add green peppers. Stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Pour in reserved pineapple juice and steak. Add sugar, vinegar and soy sauce. Stir to blend. In a small bowl, combine water and remaining 1 table- spoon cornstarch. Stir cornstarch mixture into simmering pineapple juice mixture. Add pineapple chunks and fried chicken strips, stirring until sauce has thickened. Serve hot over rice. Makes 4 to 6 servings. Posted to recipelu-digest by "Diane Geary" on Feb 22, 1998

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Did taste alright but not like sweet and sour chicken. Directions weren't very clear and i couldnt find chicken stock oil at 5 grocery stores i checked. I even googled it and couldnt find it.
Lachupacabra85 2 years ago
Made it a few nights ago.. it was a big hit.. will make again
sayhi2cheez 2 years ago
Made it a few nights ago.. it was a big hit.. will make again
sayhi2cheez 2 years ago
Really simple but delicious dish
muhsin249 2 years ago
I think it has a really nice flavour to it
Kingfishy34 2 years ago
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