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BAKED SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN

Yield

4 servings

Time

1 hour 30 minutes

Skip the Chinese takeout and make baked sweet and sour chicken at home with a delicious sweet and sour sauce poured over tender chicken with a crispy breading.

INGREDIENTS

‣ 1 cup granulated sugar ‣ 1/4 cup ketchup ‣ 1/4 cup white vinegar ‣ 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar ‣ 1 tablespoon soy sauce ‣ 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder ‣ 1 cup canola oil, (or enough to cover the bottom of your skillet about 1/4 inch) ‣ 1 cup cornstarch ‣ 3 egg, beaten ‣ 3 chicken breast, (roughly 2lbs) cut into bite-sized pieces ‣ 1 pinch salt, to taste ‣ 1 pinch black pepper, to taste ‣ 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped (for garnish, optional)

1

In a small bowl, mix the sugar, ketchup, vinegar, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic powder together until combined.

MAKE THE SAUCE

2

Add some beaten eggs to a small bowl and some flour to another, then work on coating your chicken. Coat it with the flour first, then drop it in the eggs.

COAT THE CHICKEN

3

Place the coated chicken in a large skillet filled with heated oil, cooking them until the outside begins to turn golden brown.

FRY IT UP

4

Once fried, toss the chicken in the prepared sweet and sour sauce.

COAT WITH SAUCE

5

Arrange the chicken on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Once done, send it off to bake!

BAKE