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Sweet And Sour Chicken

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  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2
  Boneless skinless chicken thighs/Boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 Pound
  Vegetable oil 5 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large
  Green bell pepper 1 Large
  Canned sliced water chestnuts 5 Ounce
  Tomato 1 Medium
  Canned pineapple chunks in juice 8 Ounce
  Sweet and sour sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Rice vinegar/Cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon

1. Combine cornstarch, salt, and pepper in a plastic bag. A few pieces at a time, dip chicken in beaten egg whites, then shake in cornstarch-filled bag to coat.
2. In a wok or large frying pan, heat 1/4 cup of oil and stir-fry chicken over medium-high heat until golden brown and crisp, 4 to 5 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove chicken from pan.
3. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to wok and stir-fry onion and bell pepper over high heat 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts, tomato, pineapple chunks and juice, sweet-and-sour sauce, and vinegar. Cook 2 minutes. Return chicken to pan and cook 1 minute, until heated through.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 386 Calories from Fat 148

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.6%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73.3 mg24.4%

Sodium 438.4 mg18.3%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 25.6 g

Protein 18 g35.8%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 56.1%

Calcium 31.6% Iron 18.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe