Sweet Sour Chicken
Rec cred: Ruhana EbrahimPic cred: @mama_taught_me_well
Ingredients:Chicken-500g chicken fillet (cut into bite size pieces)2 tablespoons maizena (corn flour)½ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon black pepper½ teaspoon chilli powderPinch turmeric powder1 tablespoon oil2 medium carrots (diced- optional)1 red pepper (diced)1 small onion (diced)1 teaspoon ground garlic
Sauce-¼ cup white vinegar2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce1 tablespoon oil1 teaspoon red ginger garlic masala2 tablespoons tomato sauce2 tablespoons brown sugar2 tablespoons ordinary white sugar2 teaspoons maizena (corn flour)1 cup pineapple juice
Method:1. Place chicken in a bowl. Season with salt, pepper and chilli powder. 2. Sprinkle with maizena (corn flour) and stir in. (Make sure each piece is coated).3. In a cup, whisk together vinegar, soy sauce, oil, masala, tomato sauce, both sugars, pineapple juice and maizena (corn flour). Make sure there are no lumps. Set aside.4. In a large skillet, heat oil. Add chicken and cook until golden.5. Add diced carrots, pepper and onion. Stir in garlic. Saute until the pepper is tender.6. Add sauce mixture to pan, add chicken and cook on medium low heat. Simmer until thickened.7. Remove from heat and let sit for 10 minutes. The sauce will thicken even more.8. Serve, garnished with spring onions, over rice or stir in cooked noodles to make stir fry.
Note: msy leave out masala if you don't like it hot