Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Get Cookin' via Youtube


Quick and easy to pull off, I’m sure this sweet and sour chicken recipe from Get Cookin’ on Youtube will be a staple to your home-cooked meals. The taste will also not disappoint you as it’s bursting with a lot of flavors – and don’t get me started with the chicken; it’s fried to perfection! Ready to cook? Watch the video below to learn the full recipe.



  • 1 & 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 & 1/4 cup of water
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 & 1/2 lb chicken breast (cut)

For the sweet and sour sauce:

  • 3 tbsp pineapple juice
  • 1/4 rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1/4 ketchup
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 onion (cut)
  • 1 green bell pepper (cut)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut)
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks

Cornstarch mixture:

  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch


Step 1

In a bowl, add 1 & 1/2 cups of flour, 1/2 cup of cornstarch, and 1 tsp salt. Whisk them to combine. Next, add 1 & 1/4 cup of water, 1 tsp cooking oil, and 1 beaten egg, then whisk. After this, add the chopped chicken breast into the flour mixture. Mix well to fully coat the chicken breast with the flour mixture. Leave it for 10 to 20 minutes. Moving on with the sauce. In a bowl, add 3 tbsp pineapple juice, 1/4 cup rice vinegar, 2 tbsp light soy sauce, 1/4 cup ketchup, 1/4 cup sugar, and 2 tsp garlic powder. Whisk them well to combine. Set it aside.

Dredging the chicken breasts of flour mixture
Image credits: Get Cookin’ via Youtube


Step 2

In a pan with cooking oil enough for frying, gently submerge the coated chicken breasts. Deep fry them until golden brown. After frying, transfer them to a plate lined with a paper towel. Set them aside. Next, in a pan, add 2 tbsp cooking oil. Add the chopped onions and saute until soft. After this, add the chopped green bell pepper and red bell pepper, then stir. Add the 1 cup pineapple chunks and continue to stir. Add the sweet and sour sauce that was made earlier and bring it to a simmer. After this, add the fried chicken breasts, then the cornstarch mixture. Season with 1/2 tsp black pepper. Mix well to combine. Sprinkle some sesame seeds for garnish.

Sauteeing the veggies for the sweet and sour chicken
Image credits: Get Cookin’ via Youtube

Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

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