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Sweet & Sour Chicken

A tangy chicken recipe with oodles of child appeal. Chopsticks at the ready!

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4
Great for:  Kids - 2-4 Years Kids 4+ Years

For the Dish:

75 g baby sweetcorn, cut into quarters
75 g green beans, cut into halves
75 g carrots, cut into matchsticks
1 egg yolk
1 1/2 tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp milk
2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 chicken breasts, cut into bite-size chunks
salt & freshly ground pepper
2 spring onions

For the Sweet & Sour Sauce

1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
2 tbsp rice wine vingear
2 tsp sugar
50 ml water
1 tsp cornflour
  1. Steam the sweetcorn, green beans and carrot for about 6 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together the egg yolk, cornflour and milk.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan.
  4. Season the chicken pieces, dip into the batter and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the spring onions and sauté for another minute.
  6. Whisk together the ingredients for the sauce.
  7. Add the vegetables to the chicken in the pan.
  8. Bring to the boil then simmer until thickened.

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