Sweet n Sour Chicken Tender
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. Creole seasoning
1/2 tsp. freshly ground blck pepper
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch strips
For the Sweet-and-Sour Sauce
1/2 cup ketchup
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. cider vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tbs. cornstarch
1/2 cup orange juice
For the Chicken:
Mix the flour and seasonings together.
In a medium skillet, heat the oil.
Dredge the chicken in the seasoned flour.
Place the chicken in the skillet.
Do not overcrowd the chicken.
Cook in batches, if necessary, turning with tongs until the tenders are golden brown.
Remove and drain on paper towels.
Toss with Sweet-and-Sour Sauce (see below).
For the Sauce:
In a small saucepan, combine the ketchup, soy sauce, vinegar, and brown sugar.
Over medium-high heat, bring the sauce to a boil, stirring occasionally.
Reduce the heat.
In a small cup, mix the cornstarch into the orange juice until dissolved.
Stir into the sauce and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens, approximately 5 minutes.