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"Dinner Recipes: Sweet & Sour Chicken & Rice"

Sweet and Sour Chicken and Rice

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"Sweet and Sour Chicken and Rice"
by Wes Fessler

 

Family Fun Shop Recipes : Dinner Main Course
"Sweet and Sour Chicken and Rice "

Here is a fast and easy way to a savory sweet and sour meal with the
family. Our original Sweet and Sour Sauce gives chicken and rice a
delicious and complete flavor. Don't be surprised when they ask for
more.

Serves 5


Sweet and Sour Chicken and Rice Recipe

You will need:
1 1/2 pounds of Chicken Breasts (boneless and skinless)
Long Grain Rice

Tip: Get the chicken and rice started first, as they take the longest to cook.

Chicken Recipe

1 1/2 pounds of Chicken Breasts (boneless and skinless)
Pinch of Poultry Seasoning
Pinch of Garlic Powder
Pinch of Paprika



Directions for Chicken

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit.

Place 1 1/2 pounds of chicken breasts on a cookie sheet.

Spritz chicken with cooking spray.

Shake the following on the chicken as desired:
Poultry Seasoning, Garlic Powder, Paprika

Bake chicken uncovered at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately
45 minutes.

Allow chicken to cool enough to handle

Cut chicken into 1 inch squares


Rice Recipe

1 Cup Rice
2 Cups Chicken Broth


Directions for Preparing Rice

Pour 1 Cup of rice and two cups of chicken broth into a saucepan.

Bring to rolling boil on high heat. When rolling boil is established,
immediately reduce heat to low. Allow boil to subside and cover.

Simmer covered for 15 minutes.

Check rice. If excess liquid remains after 15 minutes, heat uncovered
for 3 minutes.

If excess liquid remains after 3 minutes, drain excess in a strainer.


Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe (makes about 1 3/4 cups of sauce)

1 Cup Brown Sugar
2 Tbsp Corn Starch
2 Cups Pineapple Chunks
1/2 Cup White Vinegar
3 Tbsp Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
2 tsp Lemon Juice

1/2 Cup Water


Directions for Sweet and Sour Sauce

Mix 2 Tbsp of cornstarch and 1/2 cup cold water in a small bowl and set aside. (This will need to be re-stirred again just before adding to
boiling mixture).

Combine all other contents into a saucepan and heat over medium-
high (3/4) heat stirring continuously.

Bring to a boil at the medium-high (3/4) heat while continuously
stirring.

When boiling is established, stir up the cornstarch and water mixture
again and pour into the boiling saucepan. Continue stirring.

Stir while boiling until the mixture thickens to a thick syrup
consistency. This may take several minutes.

Remove from heat when desired thickness is achieved.


Serving Your Sweet and Sour Chicken

Combine chicken squares and sauce in a large bowl. Stir chicken and
sauce together thoroughly.

Serve a scoop of rice onto 5 plates with a serving spoon.

Spoon a generous amount of chicken and sauce mixture over the top
of the rice on each plate with a serving spoon.


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Note to kids: Only try cooking with your parents' permission. Get a parent to help if you can!


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