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5 from 4 votes

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Delicious sweet and sour chicken baked in the oven. This recipe beats any take-out Chinese!
Author Holly

Ingredients

  • 3-4 boneless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup canola oil

Sweet and sour sauce ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

Instructions

  • Start by preheating your oven to 325° degrees. Rinse your chicken breasts in water and then cut into cubes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Dip chicken into the cornstarch to coat, then dip into the eggs.
  • Heat 1/4 cup oil in a large skillet and pan-fry chicken pieces just until slightly browned but not cooked through. Place chicken in a 9×13-inch greased baking dish.
  • Mix all of your sweet and sour sauce ingredients in a bowl with a whisk. Pour evenly over the chicken. Bake chicken for one hour, uncovered. During the baking process you will need to turn the chicken every 15 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

Serve this delicious chicken with the fried rice recipe below!