Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple and Peppers
Super Easy Chinese Chicken Recipe - Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple and Peppers.
Sweet and Sour Chicken
- 1 lb organic chicken breast or tenders skinless & boneless, cut into 1/2-1 inch pieces
- avocado oil for frying
- 1/2 cup flour
- 2 red bell pepper seeded & sliced
- 6-8 green onion stems chopped into 1 inch slices
- 8 oz can, chopped pineapple 3 tablespoons of juice reserved for the sauce, the rest is drained
How to Make Beer Batter
To make beer batter, combine flour, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl. Then pour in 1/2 cup of beer and whisk the batter until smooth. After pour in the rest of 1/2 cup of beer. Whisk until everything is combined and there are no lumps.
How to Make Sweet and Sour Chicken
To make sweet and sour chicken, using a wok or a frying pan, fill it up halfway with avocado oil or any oil of your choice.
Preheat the oil over medium/high heat. Working in batches, toss each chicken piece in 1/2 cup flour, coat it in the beer batter then carefully add chicken to the hot oil.
Deep fry until golden color and chicken is cooked thru about 3 minutes. After chicken is done cooking transfer it to a plate lined with paper towel.
How to Make Sweet and Sour Sauce
Using a big skillet or wok, add 1 tablespoon of avocado oil over medium/high heat, add bell pepper and stir fry for 1 minute.
Now, add sauce ingredients: 1/4 cup honey, 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar, 3 tablespoons pineapple juice, 3 tablespoons ketchup, 3 teaspoons soy sauce and 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce. Stir until sauce warms up then stir in 1 tablespoon of corn starch dissoled in 4 tablespoons of water. Cook until sauce thickens about 3 minutes stirring few times.
After, add green onion and pineapple and stir fry for another 1 minute. Coat chicken in the sauce and turn off the heat. Serve with cooked rice or rice noodles. Enjoy!
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- The Beer Batter can be prepared ahead of time.
- Cut chicken meat into bite size pieces about 1/2 - 1 inch.
- Serve Sweet and Sour Chicken immediately after cooking it.
- Serve with Rice Noodles or Fluffy Cooked Rice.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 667mg | Potassium: 381mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 1921IU | Vitamin C: 78mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg