This is one of the most popular Chinese dishes that is incredibly tasty and easy to make.  A scrumptious recipe with crispy chicken, crunchy peppers in a delicious sweet & sour sauce, all your comfort elements in one bowl.  

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Chicken breast or thighs

500 g

Red & yellow bell pepper

1 each
White onion

1 medium

For the Chicken Marinade


½ tsp

Black pepper

½ tsp
White vinegar

3 tbsp

Soy sauce

3 tbsp



As required
For the sauce

White vinegar

5 tbsp
Soy sauce

4 tbsp


1 tbsp
Tomato paste

1 tbsp

Lemon juice

1 tbsp
Garlic, minced

2 cloves

Sugar (white + brown)

½ cup
Pineapple juice

1/3 cup


A pinch


Method of Preparation: 

  • Start with the chicken marinade; add soy sauce, white vinegar, salt & pepper to the chicken.
  • Add egg to the chicken and mix well, then dust each piece with corn starch or flour and set aside.
  • Prepare the sauce by adding all ingredients together (soy sauce, white vinegar, corn starch, tomato paste (or ketchup), lemon juice, minced garlic, sugar, pineapple juice, and salt), mix well and set aside.
  • Heat up oil in a pan & start frying the chicken till golden and crispy then set on a paper towel.
  • In a pan add some oil, add the onions and bell peppers, keep stirring for about 5-7 mins and add the sauce and the fried chicken.
  • Mix everything together and you are done!
  • Serve with rice & garnish with white sesame seeds.


About the Contributor

Intissar El Soussi

A qualified professional chef and an upcoming Instagram Influencer who is passionate about inspiring food enthusiasts through her recipes.

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