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Stir Fried Sweet & Sour Chicken

Cooking Directions

Serves: 4

Put the marinade ingredients in a bowl and add the chicken, mix well. Leave to stand for 15 mins (or longer if possible) then roll the chicken in corn flour until coated. Heat some oil in a pan until almost smoking hot and deep fry the chicken for a couple of mins until crisp. Place on to a tray and set aside.

Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan and add the carrots, onion, peppers, oyster mushrooms and bean sprouts. Stir fry quickly for 1 min.

Add the Proper Tomato Ketchup mix and bring to the boil. Add the fried chicken, pineapple and a pinch of Chinese five spice, mix well and season.

Serve with rice or noodles and garnish with chopped spring onion.




  • 4 chicken breasts (sliced into 1 ½ cm slices)
  • corn flour for coating
  • 50ml vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots, halved lengthways and sliced thinly at an angle
  • ½ onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, sliced
  • handful oyster mushrooms
  • handful bean sprouts
  • 120g fresh pineapple, diced
  • Chinese five spice
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 spring onions, sliced

For the marinade:

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1tbsp white wine
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 tbsp of grated ginger


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