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Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Everybody loves a good sweet and sour chicken and this fits the bill perfectly. Why chose an expensive takeaway when you can have this?
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 500kcal



  • Heat oil in a large wok or sauté pan on medium heat.
  • Cut the chicken breasts into thin strips.
  • Add ginger, garlic, and scallions, and stir fry until cooked, but not brown, about 2–3 minutes.
  • Add the rice vinegar, chili sauce, and brown sugar to the pan, and bring to a simmer.
  • In a bowl, mix cornstarch with chicken broth, and add to the pan.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Lower temperature to a gentle simmer.
  • Add chicken, and stir continually for 6–8 minutes.
  • Add vegetables, and mix gently.
  • Add the cashew nuts.
  • Simmer with lid on to reheat, about 2 minutes.
  • Add soy sauce, and mix gently.
  • Divide into warmed bowls to serve.


Sodium: 1139mg | Sugar: 12g | Fiber: 2g | Potassium: 704mg | Cholesterol: 185mg | Calories: 500kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Fat: 26g | Protein: 46g | Carbohydrates: 22g