Chicken Recipe – Sweet and Sour Chicken


Chicken Recipe - Sweet and Sour Chicken

Chicken Recipe - Sweet and Sour Chicken

This homemade sweet and sour chicken is a great alternative to a takeaway. Try our fakeaway version and make it your own by adding your vegetables of choice.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup of flour
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup of ketchup
  • 1 tsp of soy sauce
  • 2 tsp of rice vinegar


  1. cut chicken breasts into medium sized cubes
  2. season with salt and pepper
  3. dip in flour until thoroughly coated
  4. dip in egg mixture
  5. take chicken and fry on a medium heat
  6. remove chicken breasts when cooked and crispy on both sides
  7. set in a baking dish

For the sweet and sour sauce

  1. In a cup mix all of the ingredients and stir for a few minutes until mixture is thinned out

Spread mixture over chicken breasts and put in oven for 25 – 30 minutes


Remove from oven and serve as you wish! Enjoy! Since this is the first time I tried out this recipe as it is very basic. I wanted to give it a shot and see if it is something I would really like. I did, and Hubby did even more. Next time I cook this recipe I will probably add peppers, onions and pineapple to the mix. Yum!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 754Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 288mgSodium: 999mgCarbohydrates: 115gFiber: 2gSugar: 63gProtein: 51g
A sweet and sour chicken recipe is always a perfect go to. I love both chicken and Oriental food, and when they are combined I’m one happy girl. I love a good chicken recipe, and have been working to perfect my version of this delicious recipe. Since this chicken recipe is a quick family favourite I new it was worth sharing both for it’s delicious outcome and the simplicity of it.
The ingredients are things that most, if not all kitchens already contain which make it easy peasy to whip up – chicken, salt & pepper, flour, ketchup, sugar and eggs are all basic staples. Soy sauce normally is too, even though I’m not too sure about rice vinegar. I had it on hand because we like to make sushi at home, a way you can make your own concoction is by mixing equal parts white vinegar and white wine. Don’t get carried away because you won’t need too much for this recipe, as always you can modify that if you wish depending on your taste.
 Let me know if you give it a try!
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