Sweet & sour chicken

"Try an authentic version of this classic Chinese takeaway dish, with natural sweetness and a warm chilli flavour to spice things up"
Prep time:
20 min
Cook time:
45 min
Servings:
4 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
7.4 / 10
Medium score

Glycemic Index

Index
65
Moderate
Load
53
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories619.55 kcal31%
Fat9.83 g14%
Carbs80.70 g31%
Sugars44.98 g50%
Protein50.41 g101%
Sodium1330.16 mg67%
Fiber4.32 g15%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
65
Moderate
Glycemic Load
53
High

Ingredients

sunflower or vegetable oil, for frying
100ml soda water, chilled
140g self-raising flour
25g cornflour
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
spring onions, finely shredded, to serve
1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped into chunks
3 red chillies, 1 cut into chunks, 2 halved and deseeded
425g can pineapple chunks, drained and juice reserved
4 star anise
50g tamarind paste
100g caster sugar
100ml rice wine vinegar or Chinese vinegar

Directions

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