Take Out Style Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

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Bertha Bell Modified: March 25, 2022
Take Out Style Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

How To Make Take Out Style Sweet and Sour Chicken

Who wouldn’t love this Chinese classic dish that is this sticky sweet and sour chicken? This easy, baked chicken meal is great with rice or steamed veggies.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 4chicken breasts,boneless, skinless
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • cupscornstarch
  • 3eggs,beaten
  • 3tbspcanola oil

For Sauce:

  • ¾cupgranulated sugar
  • 4tbspketchup
  • ¼cupwhite vinegar
  • ¼cupapple cider vinegar
  • 1tbspsoy sauce,low sodium
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 1tspginger,fresh minced


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

  2. Combine cornstarch, salt and pepper in a Ziploc bag. Cut chicken into small cubes and toss with cornstarch.

  3. Beat eggs in a small bowl and dip each piece of chicken in the egg. Preheat oil over medium heat in a skillet and brown the chicken.

  4. Combine all sauce ingredients. Place chicken in a 9×13-inch pan, pour the sauce over top and bake uncovered for about 45 to 50 minutes. Stir every 15 minutes.


  • Calories: 530.34kcal
  • Fat: 19.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.29g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 58.37g
  • Fiber: 0.54g
  • Sugar: 27.51g
  • Protein: 27.42g
  • Cholesterol: 154.22mg
  • Sodium: 550.95mg
  • Calcium: 33.78mg
  • Potassium: 350.09mg
  • Iron: 1.58mg
  • Vitamin A: 65.38µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.64mg
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