sweet and sour chicken bites
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 45
  • Servings: 2-4
  • Preparation Time: 20
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts - cut into strips about 1"x3" each.
  • 1 small knob ginger - grated
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/4 t pepper
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • cornstarch - about 1/2 cup
  • about 3 cups canola oil
  • sweet & sour sauce
  • 1/2 c vinegar
  • 1/2 c water or pineapple juice
  • 1/4 c soy sauce
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1/4 c catsup
DIRECTIONS
  1. marinate chicken in garlic, ginger, salt, pepper in ziploc bag - up to overnight
  2. pour beaten egg over chicken
  3. roll chicken in cornstarch (heavily dredge)
  4. Deep fry in 350 degree canola oil in batches
  5. prepare sweet and sour sauce by just mixing it all together
  6. place chicken in 8x8 baking dish and pour sweet and sour sauce over it.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees, turn chicken, and bake for another 20 minutes
RECIPE BACKSTORY
My version of our family staple - I rarely make it because it is pretty intensive, but SO good!