Monday, May 24, 2021

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Try out this 'Baked sweet and sour chicken recipe, which is sure to be a hit on your dinner table!

Ingredients 1/2 kg boneless chicken (cut into bite-size pieces) Salt 1 tsp pepper 2 eggs 1 cup corn starch 1/4 cup oil Chopped spring onion Toasted sesame seeds For the sauce: 1/4 cup sugar 4 tbsp ketchup 1/2 cup vinegar 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp garlic powder Salt 1 tbsp Sriracha hot sauce 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
  • Rub the chicken pieces with salt and pepper and keep aside.
  • In a bowl add the eggs and beat well.
  • In another bowl keep the corn starch ready.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan.
  • As the oil gets hot, take each chicken piece and dip it in the corn starch so that the corn starch coats the piece. Then dip it in the beaten egg and back again in the cornstarch. Then place it directly into the oil that is heated up in the frying pan.  Repeat this with all the chicken pieces.
  • Watch the video to know how it's done.
  • Fry the chicken pieces in batches until golden brown on both the sides. (approximately fry for 1 to 2 minutes on a medium high heat)
  • Place the fried chicken pieces in a single layer on a deep flat baking dish.
  • Now let us prepare the sauce- In a bowl add sugar, tomato ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic powder, salt, sriracha hot sauce(or any other hot sauce) and red pepper flakes. Mix everything well.
  • Pour this sauce evenly over the fried chicken pieces placed in the baking dish.
  • Bake this in a preheated oven for 45 to 60 minutes at 160 degree celsius / 325 F. Turn the chicken pieces every 15 minutes.
  • Once the sauce is absorbed and it's done, remove from the oven. Sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds and chopped spring onions on top.
  • Serve with rice or noodles.
Have a look at how this yummy dish is being prepare by clicking here !