Monday, February 17, 2014

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Photo Courtesy of Michael Van Horn The Social Chef

When you make my Spicy Sweet & Sour Chicken it will remind you of something you ordered from your favorite Chinese restaurant, but this is just a little more special because you made this one yourself.

This is a super simple recipe that even those of us who normally don't make Asian food will definitely have no trouble with.
Recently I was honored when a great Chef by the Name of Michael Van Horn (The Social Chef) made my Sweet & Sour Chicken.He did give it his own special touch which I am sure sent this recipe over the top.The beautiful picture in this post is also all his doing,he is a fantastic photographer as well and I was honored when he so graciously offered it to me to post on my blog for this recipe.I hope you will make sure to seek out Michael and see for your self what a fantastic Chef and Blogger he is.

Jodies Kitchen Spicy Sweet & Sour Chicken
3-4 Boneless skinless chicken breast cut up into bite size pieces
1 cup cornstarch
2 eggs beaten
1/4 cup oil
 salt and pepper to taste
 Sweet and Sour Sauce 
3/4 cup sugar 
4 tbs. ketchup 
1/2 cup white vinegar 
1 tsp.garlic powder
 1tbs. Soy sauce 
1 tbs. chilli flakes. (this makes it spicy) may do to your taste.
Preheat oven 325F.
Salt and pepper chicken very well.Dip pieces into cornstarch,then into egg.Heat 1/4th cup oil in skillet and brown chicken on all sides but not cooking through.Place in greased 9x13baking dish. Mix all your sauce ingredients together mixing well and pour over chicken and toss.Bake for 1 hr. tossing chicken every 15 to 20 minutes,just to keep good and moist.

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