Sizzling Sweet and Sour Chicken

Recipe by
Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

Rate This Recipe


  • 1/2 kg - boneless chicken
  • 2 - whole lime (extract juice)
  • 2 tbsp - sugar
  • 1 pinch - ajinomoto
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 tbsp - corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 6 tbsp - refined oil (for frying the chicken)
  • 1 - medium sized chopped onion
  • 2 cloves - garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 - celery leaves for garnishing

How to Make Sizzling Sweet and Sour Chicken

  • Mix 1/2 cup of water into the sugar and make a thick syrup.
  • Mix the lime juice in it, stir and simmer it for sometime (syrup should be thick). Keep it aside.
  • Marinate the chicken pieces with corn flour, ginger paste and salt.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick kadai.
  • Fry the marinated pieces till brown in colour.
  • Keep it aside after it's fried.
  • Fry the chopped onions, garlic till pink in colour.
  • Lower the flame and add the fried chicken pieces, adding the sweet and sour syrup for some time.
  • Add the celery leaves into it.
  • Simmer for some time, adding ajinomoto to it.