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Sweet And Sour Chicken Drumsticks

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Sweet And Sour Chicken Drumsticks can be cooked easily and can be used as starters or served with rice. At home they serve the purpose of starters as my family can never wait for the rest of the dishes to arrive before they gobble this down. The Sweet And Sour Chicken Drumsticks is just too tempting!
  Chicken drumsticks 6
  Egg 1
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Onion 1
  Pepper 1 Small
  Carrot 1
  Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Soft brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Trim the drumsticks if necessary.
Beat the egg with 1 tablespoon of water.
Mix the 4 tablespoons cornflour (1/3 cup cornstarch) with salt and pepper.
Dip the drumsticks in egg, then in cornflour (cornstarch) and put to one side.
Cut the onion into eighths and the pepper and carrot into wedges.
Drop these into a small saucepan of boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.
Drain well.
Mix together, in a small saucepan, the chicken stock, vinegar, sugar, cornflour (cornstarch), soy sauce and sherry.
Bring to the boil, stirring constantly, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Heat the oil in a deep frying pan (skillet) and fry the chicken drumsticks until golden and tender.
Drain on absorbent kitchen paper.
Add the vegetables to the sauce and then add the chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1358 Calories from Fat 1071

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g186.3%

Saturated Fat 16.6 g83.2%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 140.8 mg46.9%

Sodium 645 mg26.9%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A 53.5% Vitamin C 12%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 10.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sweet And Sour Chicken Drumsticks Recipe