Saturday, February 18, 2012

Sweet and Sour chicken



SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN

SAUCE
1/4 cup of ketchup
1/4 cup of vinegar
1/2 cup of sugar
1 tbsp of soy sauce
1 ½ T of cornstarch
3/4 cup of pineapple juice from the can keep the chunk pineapple for the sauce or mix with the stir fry later.
Mix them all together and bring to a full boil stirring constantly until thicken then turn the heat off.

1 cup of water chestnut
1 cup of slice onion
1 cup of pineapple chunks
1 tsp of sesame seed toasted to garnish
2 chicken breasts cut to bite site.

Note: you can use tempura batter is ok too. I buy it from the Asian store. Or use my recipe below.

Batter for chicken
1/2 cup of flour
1/4 cup of cornstarch
1 tsp of baking powder
1/2 tsp of baking soda
3/4 cup of cold water
Mix them together and set aside.

Dip your chicken in the batter and deep fry until golden brown take out and drain.
Mix your cook chicken and sauce together in a hot work and add vegetables. Mix well and turn the heat off. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

These are basic Chinese recipe for any deep fry foods.

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