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Deep-fried chicken with a sweet and sour flavor.
Easy to cook and delicious Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Sweet and Sour Chicken is a dish that originates from China or Tiongkok. In this dish usually, the chicken is fried first, then served with sweet and sour sauce. The sweet and sour sauce is a sauce that comes from Chinese cuisine made from water, tomato sauce, vinegar, salt, sugar, pepper, and flour as a thickener. The flour that used for thickening is generally sago flour. However, this recipe does not use flour, because there is already tomato sauce that can thicken the sweet and sour sauce. If you want to use flour to thicken the sauce that's fine too. Several things can affect the taste quality of this sweet and sour meatball, the first is the type of ingredients, then the selection of fresh ingredients, and how to cook and serve it. This food can maintain health and balance the nutrients in our bodies. The chicken part that is usually used is the boneless chicken breast because it is very easy to cut into small pieces. Before frying, the chicken breast pieces are marinated with several spices to add flavor to the chicken meat and must be covered with sago flour to make the surface of the chicken meat thicker. Tomato sauce and sugar are 2 ingredients that make the sauce taste sour and sweet, and can make the sauce thicken without having to use flour again. People love this dish because of the sweet and sour taste attached to the chicken meat. In general, sweet and sour chicken can be complemented with chopped carrots and red chilies, and eaten with warm rice.

YIELDS 3 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 60 minute(s)

  • 500g chicken breast, cut 3x4 cm
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce + 1 tsp pepper, for the marinade
  • Sago flour for smearing
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 2 red chilies, cut into thin slices
  • 1 carrot, cut into thin slices
  • 1 tomato boil with 200 ml of water, squeeze, and strain
  • 3 garlic
  • 5 tbsp of tomato sauce
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp vinegar
  • 1 green onion, for complementary



Put the chicken breast pieces in a bowl, add the soy sauce and pepper. Stir and leave it for 15 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Then put the chicken breast in the sago flour, then coat it with the beaten egg, then put it to the sago flour again.

Step 2 of cooking Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Fry until cooked and brown, then remove from heat.

Step 3 of cooking Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Saute garlic in oil until fragrant.

Step 4 of cooking Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Put in the tomato juice, red chilies, carrots, tomato sauce, pepper, sugar, salt, and vinegar. Stir until it boils and the sauce thickens slightly.

Step 5 of cooking Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Put in the fried chicken, stir briefly then remove from heat.

Step 6 of cooking Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Serve on a plate, and the sweet and sour fried chicken is ready to eat.

Step 7 of cooking Sweet and Sour Chicken.

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