Sweet And Sour Chicken Bites

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Sweet and Sour Chicken Bites are great for lunch or dinner. This easy 5-ingredient recipe comes together quickly and is cheaper than takeout.

Sweet & Sour Chicken Bites recipe From Val's Kitchen

Sweet And Sour Chicken Bites

Here’s how to make it.

Equipment Needed

Ingredients 

  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups self rising flour (see notes below)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup water 
  • sweet & sour sauce (for dipping)
  • vegetable oil (for frying)

Notes

The key to this recipe is using self rising flour! This is the type of flour Chinese restaurants use to make the chicken pieces puffy! Self rising flour is located at all grocery stores for the same price as all purpose flour.

Sweet & Sour Chicken Bites recipe From Val's Kitchen

Instructions

Using a large frying pan, heat the vegetable oil on medium heat. Be careful not to heat it too high, if you do the batter will burn before the chicken cooks all the way through. 

Place a 1/2 cup self-rising flour in a bowl and set aside.

Pour the remaining 1 cup flour, 1tbs sugar & 1/2 cup water into a large mixing bowl and mix well. 

Sweet & Sour Chicken Bites recipe From Val's Kitchen

Use a paper towel to dry as much excess moisture from the chicken pieces as possible.

Roll each piece of chicken in the 1/2 cup of flour you set aside.

Then dunk each piece of chicken in the flour/water mixture.

Sweet & Sour Chicken Bites recipe From Val's Kitchen

Fry until golden brown for about 6 minutes, turning frequently for even cooking. 

Serve with sweet & sour sauce & enjoy!

Sweet & Sour Chicken Bites recipe From Val's Kitchen

Commonly Asked Questions

What should I serve with sweet and sour chicken?

Sweet and sour chicken pairs really well with rice. It also goes well with vegetables, either raw or cooked. You could also serve it with pasta.

Yield: 4-6 servings

Sweet & Sour Chicken Bites

Sweet & Sour Chicken Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups self rising flour (see notes below)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • sweet & sour sauce (for dipping)
  • vegetable oil (for frying)

Instructions

Using a large frying pan, heat the vegetable oil on medium heat. Be careful not to heat it too high, if you do the batter will burn before the chicken cooks all the way through. 

Place a 1/2 cup self-rising flour in a bowl and set aside.

Pour the remaining 1 cup flour, 1tbs sugar & 1/2 cup water into a large mixing bowl and mix well. 

Use a paper towel to dry as much excess moisture from the chicken pieces as possible.

Roll each piece of chicken in the 1/2 cup of flour you set aside.

Then dunk each piece of chicken in the flour/water mixture & fry in the heated oil.

Fry until golden brown for about 6 minutes, turning frequently for even cooking. 

Serve with sweet & sour sauce & enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 272Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 451mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 27g

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. Your serving size and ingredients may differ.

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