Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken

Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken

Ready in 1 hour

Try this Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe, or contribute your own. "Meringues" and "Poultry" are two of the tags cooks chose for Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Top-ranked recipe named "Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken"

4.4 avg, 5 review(s) 80% would make again


Are you making this? 
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



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

Calories Per Serving: 1141 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Reviews for Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken

I'd rate it:

sign in to add your comment



Add yours!

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
Add unlimited recipes. Organize in custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free