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Lychee Sweet Sour Chicken

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Base

  • Chicken breast 250g cut into 2cm strips
  • Green Capsicum 50g cut into 3 X 3cm
  • Red Capsicum 50g cut into 3 X 3cm
  • Big Onion 60g cut into 3 X 3cm
  • Carrot 40g thin slices
  • Tomato 1 cut into wedges
  • Jap cucumber 60g random cube size
  • Garlic 3 cloves minced
  • Ginger 12g grated
  • Can Lychee 12 pcs
  • Lychee syrup 40g
  • 1/2 egg
  • Vegetable oil

Marinating the meat

  • 1/2 egg
  • Light soya sauce 1 tbsp
  • Sesame oil 1 tsp
  • Corn starch 1/2 tbsp
  • White pepper 1/2 tsp
  • Grated ginger 12g
  • Salt 1/4 tsp

For coating the meat

  • Corn flour 80g
  • Plain flour 20g
  • Sauce
  • Tomato sauce 60g
  • Chilli sauce 15g
  • Plum sauce 1 tbsp
  • Apple cider 1 tbsp
  • Sugar 1/2 tbsp
  • Lychee syrup 40g mix with corn starch 1/2 tbsp

Instructions

  • Marinate the meat and set aside for an hour
  • In a pot or pan, add “adequate” amount of vegetable oil
  • Coat marinated meat with flour n fry in batches for 2-3 mins or when meat starts to turn golden brown. Remove them and place on the oil absorbing paper
  • Once done with the meat, refry them in high heat ( 30 sec ) to crisp up the coating
  • In another pan, add 1 tbsp of vegetable oil, fry the garlic and next add in big onion till fragrance
  • Next, add in red and green capsicum, carrot, tomato, cucumber and fry for another 1-2 mins
  • Next, stir in the sauce that was prepared earlier on and mix them well
  • Lastly, add Lychee, Lychee syrup and crispy meat and give a quick stir
  • Serve and enjoy