Friday, April 15, 2011

Sweet and Sour Chicken

1 lb boneless skinless chicken drumsticks or thigh (cut into 1" cubes)
1 cup of pineapple chunks (juice reserved)
1 tomato - cut into 1" cubes
1 green bell pepper - cut into 1" size
1 tsp minced ginger
cornstarch solution
3 tbsp cooking oil
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp cornstarch
1/2 egg (beaten)
pinch of salt and pepper

1/2 cup juice from pineapple can
3 tbsp ketchup
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vinegar
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt
  1. Marinate chicken  for 30 mins or more.  In a bowl, mix together all ingredients for the sauce.
  2. Heat up oil in a large pan.  Place chicken in the pan and fry under medium low heat until all the chicken are slightly browned on both sides. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Remove any excess oil, leaving 1 tbsp in the pan.  Add ginger and bell pepper and stir fry for one minute under medium heat.
  4. Add the pineapple chunks, tomato and sauce and bring it to a boil under high heat.  
  5. Stir in cornstarch solution to thicken the sauce.  Add the chicken to the pan and toss to mix well.
  6. Transfer to a serving plate and serve warm.