sweet and sour chicken

Sweet And Sour Chicken
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This sweet and sour chicken is a delicious way to bring a flavoursome easy Chinese dish to your table. Paired with our egg fried rice this is a dish you don’t want to miss out on!

🍴Serves: 4

🕒 Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 500g chicken thigh or breast or tofu
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 green capsicum
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 tomato
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 3/4 cup diced pineapple with juice
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour mixed with 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 3 spring onions diced
  • 3 eggs

Directions

  1. Dice chicken and veggies into 2cm chunks
  2. On a medium heat, add enough oil to cover the bottom of a large fry pan
  3. Add onion and cook for a couple of minutes until onion is slightly transparent, stirring often
  4. Add chicken to pan and cook until browned, stirring often
  5. Start preparing the rice using absorption method on packet or a rice cooker (leftover rice also works perfectly in this recipe)
  6. Add carrot, capsicums and zucchini to the chicken pan and fry for 3 minutes
  7. Add tomato, pineapple with juice, sauces and stock to the chicken pan, let this simmer on low for 10 minutes
  8. Add in corn flour mixture and cook until thickened, around 5 minutes
  9. Once thickened, take off heat
  10. Whisk 3 eggs and place in a hot frypan with a dash of oil. Make an egg omelette and remove from pan
  11. In that same pan add a little extra oil and spring onion and fry for a couple of minutes
  12. Add cooked rice to the pan with spring onion
  13. Chop egg omelette up into pieces and add egg back into pan with rice and spring onion, mix to combine and remove from heat
  14. Serve egg rice with the sweet and sour chicken

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