Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken by The Greedy Fox

Updated: Jan 6, 2021

The Chances are you’ve had sweet and sour from the takeaway but this Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken made at home is even better.


Serves 4

For the Sauce

1/2 white onion roughly chopped

300g Tomato Ketchup

100g soft brown sugar

1 Tsp Garlic

2Tbsp light Soy Sauce/gluten free alternative

1 tsp Garlic, crushed

100g Malt Vinegar

1tsp Fresh Ginger finely chopped

1 tsp oil

50 grm pineapple chunks [from a tin]

50 ml juice from the tin pineapple chunks

For the Chicken

1 Tbsp The Greedy Fox Chinese 5 spice

2 large Chicken Breast cut into bitesize chunks

1 Tbsp Cornflour

1/2 Red Pepper chopped into bitesize pieces

1/2 Green Pepper chopped into bitesize pieces

1x125gr pack baby corn larger ones cut in half.

1 tsp oil


For the sauce

In a large saucepan fry the onion over a medium heat until soft, around 7 mins

Add the garlic and ginger cook for a further 1-2 mins, remove from the heat.

Pour in the ketchup, vinegar, sugar and soy sauce bring a boil and reduce the heat to a simmer. Simmer until thick and syrupy. Remove from the heat and add the pineapple chunks and juice.

For the Chicken

Mix 1 tbsp Cornflour with 1 Tbsp The Greedy Fox Chinese 5 spice toss the chicken in the flour mixture to coat.

Add half the oil to a large frying pan or wok and fry the chicken until cooked through. Remove from from pan and set aside.

In the other half of the oil fry the veg until cooked but still with a little bite, when cooked add the chicken back and pour over the sauce.

Simmer until piping hot, serve immediately.

This Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken by The Greedy Fox is brilliant served with boiled or fried rice. why not try  https://www.thegreedyfox.com/chinese-fried-rice-by-the-greedy-fox


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