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Sweet and sour chicken by Lili Forberg

sweet and sour chicken

Lili Forberg is one of Ireland’s foremost photographers, but her other passion is food (and she takes incredible pictures of that food – handy!). Here’s her rogue tried and tested recipe for sweet and sour chicken…

2 adults and 1 child
Chicken breast 350 g
Cornflour 1/4 cup (30g)
1 shallot (or onion. And you can put more if you like)
1 chopped garlic clove
Sliced carrot
Sliced pepper
oil 2 tbsp
soy sauce 1 tbsp
Ketchup 1/4 cup (80g)
Apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup (60g)
Brown sugar 1/4 cup (50g)
  • Add cornflour to chicken pieces and mix around until covered.
  • Heat oil on a non stick pan.
  • Fry cornflour covered chicken on high. Don’t stir. Turn over after approx 5 mins or when browned. Let other side brown for approx 3/4 mins on high heat.
  • Add the shallot, garlic, carrot and pepper. Stir gently.
  • For the sweet & sour sauce mix ketchup, apple cider vinegar, sugar and soy sauce.
  • Add to the chicken and veg while pan is hot.
  • Let sizzle on high heat for a few mins until it becomes thicker.
  • Serve with rice.

For more of Lili’s amazing, easy to follow family recipes, follow her @liliforberg.

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