Smothered Sweet and Sour Chicken

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by CuteCat

This recipe is from a book called 365 Ways To Cook Chicken by Cheryl Sedaker.

Top Review by Vicki Kaye

This was a great sauce, but I followed the cooking directions instead of my own instincts as a cook, and the drumsticks were not cooked through (even in my all-clad pan that retains heat really well). I'd say at least 30 minutes cooking at low.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook, turning, until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine onion, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, pepper and 1/2 cup water, blend well.
  3. Pour sweet and sour mixture over chicken. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 20 minutes, until tender. Remove chicken to a serving platter.
  4. Add cornstarch to 1/4 cup cold water, add to sauce. Raise heat, bring to a boil, and cook, stirring until sauce thickens, about 2 minutes. Pour over chicken and serve.

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