How to make Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Sweet and Sour is a dynamic combination. It is a very exciting dish. It just finely excites your taste buds. The method of sweet and sour is very ancient. It is a part of Chinese cuisine. These types of dishes were invented by  Chancellor Wei Juyuan under Emperor Zhongzong of Tang.

Salt is important for the survival of human beings. But the excess amount is not good for the health. The more salt in your diet can cause you high blood pressure. It can cause a risk to many hearts. It can add pressure to the arteries. Risk chances of kidney and heart are increased.

The amount of fat is a lot in this dish. A lot of saturated fat is found in this dish which can cause you many heart diseases. In chicken, vitamin E is found. Vitamin k is also found.

How to make Sweet and Sour Chicken

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 5 min Total Time 20 mins Calories: 250 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This dish consists of deep-fried pork or chicken in a corn flour batter is cut into bite-sized pieces and then coated with a sweet and sour sauce made primarily of ketchup.



  1. Step 1

    • Take a Bowl to marinate chicken. Add chicken, Egg white, Cornflour, All-purpose flour, 1/2 tsp salt, Garlic powder, White pepper powder and mix it with your hands
    • After mixing add 2 tsp water or as required in the mixture, mix it again lightly and set aside
    • Take a Frypan to add oil for frying. The marinated chicken which was set aside fry it until golden brown
    • Take a pan to add 1 tsp oil, onion, Red Bellpepper, yellow Bellpepper, Capsicum and Stir-Fry for 1 minute.
    • Then add Pineapple cubes and mix them well 
    • For making sauce, take another Pan, add 1 tsp oil, tomato ketchup, Brown sugar, Soy sauce, 1/4 tsp salt, Pineapple juice, vinegar and mix well
    • After mixing, add 2 tbs water, cornflour and mix well and cook until desired consistency

  1. Step 2

    • In sauce, add fried chicken, Stir-fried vegetables and mix them well
    • Dish it out 
    • It can be serve with rice

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 250
Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 1.9g10%
Trans Fat 0.1g
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 246mg11%
Potassium 158mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 24g8%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 11g
Protein 10g20%

Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 4%
Iron 11%
Vitamin B6 15%
Magnesium 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Main dish, Chicken, Oriental, Chinese
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