Sweet and Sour Chicken

This recipe is a Chinese cuisine and kids & Ma  favorite too.



whole 1 chicken cut into bite size cubes

1 green bell pepper, thickly chopped

1 red bell pepper, thickly chopped

1 large onion, thickly chopped

1/3 cup canned pineapple, thickly chopped

1 large carrot, thickly sliced

1 tablespoon thinly chopped fresh ginger

2 tablespoons olive oil

vegetable oil for deep frying



1 cup flour (all-purpose)

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/3 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Cold water (enough to make a soft batter)



2/3 cup sugar

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

3 tablespoons ketchup

3/4 cup water

2 tablespoons cornstarch


Method :

First prepare the batter:

Mix all ingredients together until a smooth batter is formed. Dip chicken pieces into batter and deep fry until puffy and golden brown. Drain on paper towel and set aside.

For the Sauce :

To make the sweet and sour sauce, mix all sauce ingredients in saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sauce thickens and set aside.


Chicken Preparation :

In a wok heat the oil and stir fry the vegetables (bell peppers, onion, pineapple, carrot, and ginger) for 3-4 minutes and add the already cooked chicken. Stir all the ingredients together to combine and remove from heat. Pour the sweet and sour sauce over meat.

Serve while still hot with fried rice. or Persian Dill leave rice.