I don't usually post recipes - in fact I think this is a first - but I made one of my all time favorite meals this week and wanted to share the yummy-ness! I learned this recipe from my mom and have it memorized from making it so much. It's just that good!
It takes a little work, but the payoff is so worth it! The only trick is getting the three parts (meat, sauce, and rice) ready at the same time. I usually get my meat prepped to go in the pan, mix the sauce, then start the rice and cook the meat and sauce while the rice simmers. It's really easy because the rice & sauce are really low maintenance! Now, for the recipe....
Sweet & Sour Chicken
- Chicken cut into bite size pieces (I use 3 breasts for the two of us and have plenty of leftovers to eat later!) You can use another type of meat if you prefer.
- 1 egg yolk (but I just use the whole egg, beaten)
- 1 Tbs Soy Sauce
- 1/2 c. Corn Starch (I never measure, just dump some in until the chicken is coated)
- Oil to fry in
- 1 c. water
- 1/3 c. sugar
- 1/3 c. vinegar
- 1/3 c. ketchup
- 1/4 c. water
- 2 Tbs. corn starch
- pineapple, diced red pepper, or any add-ins you want!
Serve chicken & sauce on a bed of rice. Then dig in. And go back for seconds. Maybe thirds.
And I'll leave you with these pictures of Baby B enjoying an unseasonably warm day last week. He's not sure about grass, buy he loves a good stick!
Let me know if you give this recipe a try and what you think. What is your favorite recipe?