Sweet & Sour Chicken
By Ro Morse
PADUCAH, KY - Banks Market Recipe of the Week - Serves 4

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/4 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoon cold water

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/3 cup corn starch
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 red bell pepper, cut in 1-inch square pieces
1 green bell pepper, cut in 1-inch square pieces
1/2 sweet onion, cut in 1-inch square pieces

To make the sauce, in a medium sauce pan combine sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic powder, onion salt and ketchup. Stir and bring to a low simmering boil. In a small bowl whisk together the 1 tablespoon corn starch and 2 tablespoon water until dissolved. Add to sauce pan and stir until thickened. Reduce to low heat. Turn heat off and prepare the chicken. 

Pound chicken breasts to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into 1 inch pieces. Put chicken pieces and 1/3 cup corn starch in a large ziplock bag and seal. Shake to coat chicken. Pour olive oil in a large skillet and heat to medium. Add coated chicken. Saute for about 5 minutes. Add peppers and onions. Continue to saute over until chicken is browned and tender. Add sauce to chicken and peppers. Stir to coat well. Serve warm with steamed rice.

­This recipe is shared March 5-9, 2018 on radio stations
NewsTALK 94.3 FM, AM 570 WKYX, AM 1320 and 99.5 FM WNGO.
Ro's recipes are sponsored by Banks Market
on Lone Oak Road in Paducah, KY.
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Published 09:35 PM, Sunday Mar. 04, 2018
Updated 06:26 PM, Wednesday Mar. 07, 2018