Hunan Style Sweet Sour Chicken Recipe

Everyone loves the sweet and sour chicken and you must try this Hunan Style Sweet Sour Chicken Recipe for a weekend lunch or dinner. Serve with noodle or rice for a wholesome meal.

Shaheen Ali
Hunan Style Sweet Sour Chicken Recipe
153 ratings.

Hunan style of cooking is a popular Chinese-American method where a dish is made with tender pieces of chicken cooked with vegetables and tossed in a thick savory and spicy sauce.

Hunan style sweet and sour chicken recipe is one such delectable recipe in which chicken pieces are cooked with pineapple and bell peppers in a thick sauce made with cornstarch and gives an amazing sweet and sour flavor to the chicken.

Serve Hunan Style Sweet Sour Chicken Recipe with Hakka Noodles With Egg Recipe for a weekend lunch or dinner.

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Cuisine: Hunan
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken breasts , boneless, cut into 1-inch
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil , or sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 cup Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 1/2 cup Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 4 teaspoons Corn flour
  • 4 teaspoons Water
  • 3/4 cup Pineapple , chunks (fresh or canned)
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple juice
  • Salt , as needed
  • 3 tablespoons Brown Sugar (Demerara Sugar)
  • 3 tablespoons Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds) , for garnish
  • 2 Iceberg lettuce , leaves for garnish

How to make Hunan Style Sweet Sour Chicken Recipe

  1. To begin making the Hunan Style Sweet Sour Chicken Recipe, heat oil in a non stick wok on a medium heat.

  2. Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper and add to the pan. Saute chicken till it is brownish in color and transfer to a plate.

  3. In the same pan, add red and yellow bell peppers and saute for a minute.

  4. Add in the pineapple chunks,pineapple juice, sugar, vinegar and chicken stock and bring to a boil.

  5. Mix the corn flour and water and make a lump free thick paste. Add this paste to the boiling sauce and stir continuously. The sauce will begin to thicken. 

  6. Once the sauce has become thick add the chicken pieces and cook for another 4-5 minutes or till cooked. Turn off the heat.

  7. Line the serving tray/plate with lettuce leaf and place the chicken over it and serve.

  8. Serve Hunan Style Sweet Sour Chicken Recipe with Hakka Noodles With Egg Recipe for a weekend lunch or dinner.

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