Sweet and Sour Easy Chicken

Ingredients for Sweet and Sour Easy Chicken:

1. Boneless chicken – 500 gm, cut into pieces

2. Oil – 4 big spoons

3. Ginger and garlic chopped – 1 big spoon each

4. Onions chopped – ¼ cup

5. Carrot cut into round pieces – ¼ cup

6. Red capsicum cut into square pieces – ¼ cup

7. Broccoli florets – ¼ cup

8. Pepper powder – 2 small spoons

9. Salt – As per taste

10. Soya sauce – 2 big spoons

11. Chilli sauce – 3 big spoons

12. Corn flour – 1 big spoon

13. Honey – 1 big spoon

14. Celery and spring onion chopped – To decorate

How to prepare Sweet and Sour Easy Chicken?

1. Heat 3 big spoons of oil.

2. Add chicken, ½ small spoon pepper powder and salt.

3. Cook chicken till it’s 3/4th done.

4. Transfer the contents to a dish.

5. Pour remaining oil into the pan, and sauté ginger and garlic.

6. Add chopped vegetables and remaining pepper powder.

7. Sauté the vegetables in high flame for 3 minutes.

8. Add fried chicken and sauces and sauté again.

9. Cook till chicken is done.

10. Mix cornflour with a little water and add to chicken.

11. Keep stirring for 2 minutes to avoid formation of lumps.

12. When gravy thickens, put off the flame.

13. Allow curry to cool a little bit.

14. When it’s lukewarm, add honey, celery and spring onion.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine July 23 – August 5, 2022

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