Daily Archives: March 5, 2012

Food Monday ~ Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Sour Chicken
Preheat oven to 200ºC      Serves 4

1 onion chopped
½ green pepper sliced
½ yellow pepper sliced
1 carrot diced
few green beans (optional)
1 lb chicken breasts diced
8 oz can pineapple chunks drained (reserve juice)

Sauce
1 tablespoon cornflour
1 tablespoon caster sugar
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon tomato sauce
1 tablespoon sherry
Juice from pineapple
dash worcester sauce
seasoning to taste

Mix all sauce ingredients together.  Set aside.

Fry onions until soft.  Add peppers, carrot and beans and cook for a few minutes.  Remove from pan and keep hot.  Seal chicken in the pan and then layer chicken with Vegetables and pineapple in a casserole dish.  Pour over sauce, cover and cook at 200ºC for ten minutes, then reduce oven to 190ºC for 30 minutes.  Test and season to taste.  Serve with wild rice.