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Sweet And Sour Chicken

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Sweet and spicy chicken is a stir fried and cooked chicken preparation. Fruited with plum jelly and pineapple chunks, the sweet and sour chicken is cooked with added vegetables. Fried with a seasoned batter coating, the chicken is finished with vegetables and has saucy gravy to it.
Ingredients
  Canned whole tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Plum jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Boneless chicken breast 1 , skinned, cut into 1 to 1 1/2 inch pieces
  Green pepper 1 Large, cored, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
  Green onions 4 , cut into pieces
  Canned pineapple chunks 8 Ounce (Drained)
  Hot cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Drain tomatoes, reserving 1/4 cup juice.
Cut up tomatoes and set aside.
Blend reserved juice, plum jelly, vinegar, sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, soy sauce and bouillon granules in small mixing bowl.
Set aside.
For batter, blend all ingredients in small mixing bowl.
Add chicken.
Stir to coat.
Heat 2 to 3 inches Oil in large saucepan to 350 °F.
Remove several chicken pieces from batter with slotted spoon.
Fry in hot Oil 3 to 4 minutes, or until light golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
Repeat with remaining chicken.
Discard Oil, reserving 2 tablespoons in saucepan.
Add green pepper and onions.
Stir-fry over medium-high heat about 3 minutes, or until tender.
Stir in tomato juice mixture.
Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
Continue to boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Stir in pineapple chunks, chicken and tomatoes.
Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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