Sweet and Sour Chicken

This is a recipe from my friend Mariana. It is always a favorite! I have tried this recipe with boneless, skinless chicken and was not as happy with it. I have also tried it in the crock pot (instead of baking for an hour in the oven, place the chicken and then the sauce in the crock pot and cook on low for about 8 hours). The breading is not as crispy, but the flavor is fabulous! It definitely works well as a crock pot dish.



2 1/2 pounds chicken pieces (not boneless-skinless--our favorites are drumsticks)
garlic powder
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup flour
4 Tbsp margarine
2 cups sugar
1 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup ketchup
2 Tbsp soy sauce

Wash and pat dry chicken pieces. Sprinkle with garlic powder. Dip in beaten egg, then in flour to coat. Brown in margarine in a saute pan. Place in baking dish. Combine all other ingredients and pour over chicken. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, turning once.

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11 comments:

  1. Sound yummy, and worth giving a try! -beryl

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  3. So we made this last night ... is there any way to modify the amount of Sugar? Have you tried Honey? It was very good! Kids loved it ... and hubby did to!

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  4. I've already bookmarked this! It would definitely be family pleasing. Awesome.

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  7. I love Crockpot cooking. I work 8-9 hrs. a day. Come home dinner is ready. Thanks Kathy. I'm linking you at: http://www.kwlifefull.blogspot.com/

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  8. This is a perfect weeknight dish that can be started early in the day! Thanks for the great recipe!

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Thanks for stopping by! Let me know if you try out any of these recipes, and if you have any requests! :)