Sunday, September 4, 2011

Sweet and Sour Chicken

This is DEFINITELY a family favorite.

Chicken breasts, pounded flat and cut into chunks
Green bell pepper, cut in chunks
Red bell pepper, cut in chunks
Celery, sliced

dip in flour mixture (equal parts cornstarch and flour), then eggs, then flour mixture.  Let sit for 10 minutes.  Fry in hot oil until browned on all sides.

Flour Mixture:
1 cup flour
1 cup corn starch

2 1/2 cups water
1 tsp. chicken bouillon
2 1/2 TBSP. soy sauce
1 cup ketchup
2/3 cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup white vinegar
2 1/4 cups sugar
16 oz. can pineapple chunks, undrained
1/3 cup cornstarch, mixed with 1/2 cup cold water for thickening

Mix all sauce ingredients in a pan EXCEPT cornstarch and cold water.  Bring to a boil.  Mix together the cornstarch and cold water.  Slowly pour in boiling sauce until thickened.  Pour over hot chicken.  Serve.

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