Sweet & Sour Chicken With Fried Rice

May 24, 2020
1 Ratings
Photo by Dash of Amy
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 25 minutes
  • Serves 6
Author Notes

Moist and tender chunks of chicken coated in a tasty sweet and sour sauce served over a simple vegetable fried rice. Simple, healthy, and delicious. —Dash of Amy

What You'll Need
  • Chicken & Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • 4 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 5 tablespoons corn starch
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Fried Rice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2-3 cups cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup peas
  1. Place chicken and corn starch in a large ziploc baggie and shake very well to coat the chicken.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and add the chicken.
  3. Cook about 3-4 minutes until golden, then flip it over and cook other side an additional 3 minutes; transfer to a baking dish.
  4. While chicken cooks prepare the sweet and sour sauce by mixing together sugar, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, and garlic powder; pour over the chicken, mix well, and bake for 15 minutes at 350*.
  5. In the same skillet the chicken was cooked in add sesame oil to the heated pan.
  6. Add the onions, cook for 1 minute, then add the carrot and garlic, and cook for about 2 minutes until veggies soften.
  7. Add the rice, soy sauce, and spices, mix well.
  8. Add the peas and cook another 2 minutes.
  9. Serve the chicken over the fried rice.

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1 Review

JennyDodson September 17, 2022
Thank you Amy, I thought this was really great. I watched your video, and I thought the redwine vinegar was an inspired choice, I had to use a little sherry to deglaze the pan, but otherwise followed your recipe. Happy people all around. Thanks, Amy!