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Recipe: Sweet and Sour Chicken

The Snapchefs are always sharpening their skills with new and exciting recipes. Begin your weekend with this delicious recipe for Sweet and Sour Chicken!


  • 3-4 boneless skinless  chicken  breasts,  pounded  to  ½  inch  thickness
  • and chopped into  1  inch  pieces
  • ⅓ cup corn  starch
  • 2 tablespoons  oil
  • 1 red  bell  pepper,  chopped
  • 1 green  bell  pepper
  • ½ white  or  yellow  onion,  chopped


  • ¾ cup  sugar
  • ½ cup  apple  cider  vinegar  (may  sub  white  vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons  soy  sauce
  • 1 teaspoon  garlic  powder
  • ½ teaspoon  onion  salt*
  • ¼ cup  ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon  cornstarch  +  2  tablespoon  cold  water  


First prepare the sauce.  Add sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic powder, onion salt, and ketchup to a medium sauce pan.  Stir and bring to a boil.  In a small bowl whisk together the 1 tablespoon corn starch and cold water until dissolved.  Add to sauce pan and stir until thickened, then reduce to low heat. Add chicken pieces and corn starch to a large zip lock bag.  Seal and shake to coat chicken.  Drizzle a large pan or skillet with oil.  Add coated chicken.  Sauté over medium heat for about 5 minutes.

Add peppers and onions.  Continue to sauté over medium heat until chicken is browned and cooked through.

Add sauce to chicken and peppers.  Stir to coat well.  Serve warm with cooked rice.

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