chicken in sweet and sour sauce, my friends and I first tried in a Chinese restaurant.By the time it filed, we have been adamant that had not eaten a bite - size portions of Chinese are not designed for Russian stomachs.Nevertheless, a couple of minutes the dish with crispy fillets empty.
recipe that is proposed below, is calculated on a portion for one person. going to invite guests - multiply all the numbers on the corresponding number.
Ingredients for chicken in sweet and sour sauce
You will need:
- chicken - 300 g,
- canned pineapple - 2 rings,
- pepper - 2 pcs.,
- soy sauce.
For the sauce:
- pineapple juice - ½ st.,
- corn starch - 1 tbsp.l.,
- ketchup - 1 tbsp.l.,
- water - 3/4 st.,
- sugar - 1/4 st.,
- vinegar - 1/4 Art.
For the batter:
- flour - 1 tbsp.
- vegetable oil - 1 tbsp.l.,
- corn starch - 1 tbsp.l.,
- 1 egg,
- salt - 1/2 tsp
- pepper to taste,
- water - 3/4 Art.
Before you start, it is recommended to fill chicken with soy sauce and leave for 1
5-20 minutes.While you prepare the sauce and mix the batter, fillet just have time to marinate.
Sweet and sour sauce to the chicken
1. Drain the canned pineapple juice and cut pineapple rings couple of thick slices.
2. Cut the slices of the same size pair of colored bell peppers.
3. Prepare the ingredients for the sweet and sour sauce.
4. Pineapple juice, vinegar and ketchup pour into a saucepan and stir.
5. Heat the mixture in a saucepan over medium heat.As soon as the sauce comes to a boil, turn off the heat.
6. Corn starch and water mix thoroughly.
7. Add the mixture of cornstarch and water in a pan with the sauce and mix.
8. Keep the sauce over medium heat until thick.
sweet and sour sauce for the chicken is very variativen. Someone adds a little garlic, some by tradition - a tablespoon of soy sauce.If you wish, then a little sauce in pineapple and pepper, add the onions or other vegetables, or do without it.
Experiment, try and look for the flavor that you like the most.
batter for chicken
1.Podgotovte all the necessary ingredients.If you want a crispy airy batter, instead of whole eggs, take the egg white.
2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, vegetable oil, cornstarch, salt and pepper.Add the egg or protein.
3. Mix the ingredients for the batter.
4. Gradually add water.
5. Thoroughly knead.Batter should be thick.
Roasting chicken in batter
1. Chicken fillet cut into cubes with a side of 3 cm, a little pepper and salt them.
2. Put fillet cubes in batter.
3. Toss the chicken in batter.
4. Heat the oil in a frying pan or wok.The temperature will be sufficient, when lowered into the oil wooden stick small bubbles appear.
5. Fry the chicken cubes until golden brown (about 10 minutes).
6. Put the fillets in batter on paper towels to remove excess fat.
Arrange on a platter fried chicken in batter, sprinkle with pieces of pineapple and pepper, cover with chicken sweet and sour sauce and serve. perfect garnish for chicken in Chinese, of course, rice, and without it would be incredibly tasty fillets.
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