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Sweet and Sour Chicken

The entire cooking process until finished dish takes 30 minutes. Plan your cooked rice so it is ready once the dish is complete.


For the sauce
  • 1 20-ounce can pineapple chunks in juice, juice separated from chunks (do not discard juice)
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dry ginger
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
To coat the chicken
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs trimmed and cut into ½ inch sized pieces
  • 1 ½ cups corn starch for coating
  • Enough vegetable oil to come a third of the way up a wok or heavy pot
For the remainder of the dish
  • 1 10-ounce jar maraschino cherries, juice separated from cherries (but do not discard juice)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 cup carrot, peeled and cut into ¼ slices cut on the bias
  • 1 ½ cups onion cut into thick strips (vertical strips)
  • 1 ½ cups green bell pepper cut into thick strips (vertical strips)
  • 2 cups hot, cooked white rice
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