Sweet and Sour Chicken
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Serves: 2
  • 1 pound chicken breasts, cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • a touch of toasted white sesame seeds
  • For marinating the chicken:
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon potato starch
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • For the sauce:
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon water
  1. Marinate the chicken with egg white, potato starch and cooking wine for about 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk ketchup, sugar, vinegar, salt and water in a small bowl as the sauce for later use.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-low heat, carefully add in the chicken, deep fry for about 15 minutes until browned and crisp on the surface, fish out the chicken and set aside.
  4. Leave about 1 tablespoon of oil in the pan, turn to medium heat, add in the sauce and cook for about 3 minutes until it starts to thicken, stir occasionally during the cooking process.
  5. Stir in the chicken, stir-fry for about 2-3 minutes, make sure the sauce has evenly coated the chicken.
  6. Top with sesame seeds to serve.
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Recipe by Spice the Plate at https://www.spicetheplate.com/chicken/sweet-and-sour-chicken/