Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

Sweet & Sour Chicken


  • 250g chicken breast (deboned & cut into 1 inch cube)
  • 1 green bell pepper (cut into pieces)
  • 1 piece fresh pineapple/1 can of pineapple (cut into pieces)
  • 1 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 medium size bombay onion (cut into quarter)
  • oil for frying


  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp rice wine/sherry/beer
  • a dash of white pepper


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 50g all-purpose flour
  • 25g corn flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 small pinch of salt


  • 2-3 tbsps tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp plum sauce
  • 1/3 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp water

How to make Sweet & Sour Chicken

  1. Marinate chicken chunks with the ingredients for at least 15 mins
  2. Mix the sauce well & set aside
  3. Mix ingredients of the batter well forming a thick batter
  4. Dip the chicken chunks into the batter. Make sure it is well-coated before frying in hot oil. Deep fry the chicken pieces until golden brown, dish out & drain on paper towel
  5. Heat oil in wok, stir fry garlic until light brown, add green bell pepper & pineapple pieces. Continue stir fry until the aroma of the pepper comes out and then add sauce. As soon as the sauce thickens, add the chicken into the sauce & stir well.
  6. Dish out & serve hot with steamed plain rice.
Question from the Chef

“Fancy another dish of pineapple?”

  • DHJin
    DHJin says

    great recipe! more pineapple? yes please :D

  • pathmawwaty
    pathmawwaty says

    i dont have a plum sauce. how ? :(

  • Joesze
    Joesze says

    Pathma, it should be okay without the sour plum as it was just to add to the sour..perhaps u can substitute with the pineapple juice from the can if you want.. :)

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