My friend Cher made this years ago for one of our LOST nights and I've been making it ever since. She got the original recipe here, but I've modified it through the years and I'll be giving additional suggestions for substitutions and tweaking it to fit your tastes.
Time: 45 minutes to an hour
Step 1: Gather yourself some ingredients.
- 1 lb of chicken, cut into bite size pieces
- 1 egg white
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tsp cornstarch
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1 onion
- pineapple chunks
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- 8 oz can pineapple chunks - you'll use 1/4 cup of the juice (No pineapple? See the note below.)
- 1 tbsp brown sugar - add more as needed to suit your tastes
- 1 cup rice (I like jasmine)
- 1 3/4 cup water
Step 2: Prep chicken.
Add your chicken and stir until everything is well coated.
You'll let this sit for about 15 minutes while you get everything else prepped.
Step 3: Make the sweet and sour sauce.
Whisk these together until well combined and taste.
Want it more sweet? Add a little more sugar. More sour? Add more vinegar.