Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken


Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken is 1000x better than any takeout! It’s crispy on the outside, tender juicy on the inside and exploding with flavor

Prep Time:

10 mins

Cook Time:

50 mins


4 servings


1/2c brown sugar ⁠ ⁠ 1/2c apple cider vinegar ⁠ ⁠ 1/4c tomato sauce⁠ ⁠ 1T soy sauce ⁠ ⁠ 1t garlic, minced⁠ ⁠ 500g diced chicken ⁠ ⁠ Salt and pepper ⁠ ⁠ 1/2c cornflour⁠ ⁠ 2 eggs, beaten⁠ ⁠ 1/4c rice bran oil⁠

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 160°C and lightly oil a lipped baking tray. ⁠ Mix the brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, tomato sauce, soy sauce and garlic together in a large bowl.⁠ Add the chicken to a separate bowl and season. Gently toss in the cornflour. ⁠ Heat the oil in a large saucepan. One at a time dip the chicken into the egg before dropping it into the oil. Cook each side for 1 minute then place onto a paper towel to soak and excess oil. ⁠ Place the chicken onto the prepared tray and pour over the sauce. Back for 50 minutes, turning every 10-15 minutes to coat in the sauce. Serve immediately. ⁠