The Best Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

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Welcome to this Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe! This easy dish is perfect for anyone looking for a delicious meal that is quick to make. The tangy sweet and sour sauce is what gives this dish its unique appeal and is sure to delight you every time. The combination of crunchy chicken, vegetables, and tropical pineapple chunks will really hit the spot. With a few simple ingredients and a few easy steps, you can make this delicious Asian-inspired cuisine in no time.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breast
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 onion

For the Batter:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsps baking powder
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 4 Tbsps cornstarch

For the Sweet and Sour Sauce:

  • ¼ cup seedless raspberry
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger

For frying:

  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil for sautéing vegetables

For Slurry:

  • 1 ½ Tbsps cornstarch
  • 1 ½ cold water

Instructions To Make Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe:

You have all the ingredients prepped, you are now ready to make Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe:

  1. Slice the chicken breast into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a small bowl, combine corn flour, baking powder, flour, water, and oil; mix until smooth.
  3. Pour the batter onto the chicken and mix with your hands so each piece is coated.
  4. Heat oil in a large wok or deep fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit on medium-high heat and drop chicken pieces in to fry for 1 minute per side.
  5. Trim off the excess batter with scissors and then re-fry the chicken on high heat for 2 minutes per side.
  6. Remove chicken and set aside.
  7. In a wok over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and sauté vegetables until slightly soft.
  8. Add garlic, ginger, raspberry, ketchup, brown sugar, salt, water, and rice vinegar to the wok and sauté for another 20 seconds.
  9. Add slurry (1 part cornstarch and one part water) to thicken the sauce, and then add chicken.
  10. Toss together and add fresh pineapple chunks.
  11. Garnish with sesame seeds if desired.
  12. Serve over hot cooked rice.


This sweet and sour chicken recipe is the perfect balance of tangy and sweet flavors, with tender chicken and crispy vegetables. It’s easy to make and sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next dinner party. So, next time you’re in the mood for some Chinese takeout, try making this recipe at home instead!

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