We’re all tired of eating the same old meals. (Well I can’t say for you but I sure know I’m tired AF). Most of us youngins usually want to eat different; anything that’s not rice, kenkey or banku. And more than once our rather hopeful attempts at making something awesome turn out quite bad and we humbly turn back to our staple meals. Well hello! I’m Naa Klorkor Okai and I’m your Lady on a White Horse rushing to your rescue. I’m going to teach you how to turn your usual ingredients into mouthwatering delicacies. And here’s the catch, they are easy to make. You just gotta “Whip n Taste”.
Sweet And Sour Chicken
This is chicken in sauce. To make this you will need:
1pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into bite-sized pieces
salt and pepper
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 eggs (beaten)
For The Sauce:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
1 bell pepper (sweet pepper), chopped
3/4 cider vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1/2 cup sugar
For The Chicken:
Put your chopped chicken breasts into a sizeable bowl which can accommodate a lot of mixing. Sprinkle salt and pepper to suit your taste then pour the cornstarch over the chicken. Make sure each piece is thoroughly covered by the powder. Next, set a frying pan (preferably non-stick) with oil over a moderate fire. As it heats, get another bowl, crack your eggs into it and beat thoroughly then proceed to dip your coated chicken pieces into the beaten egg before placing them to fry in the hot oil. Keep turning the pieces till each side gets a golden brown color. Carefully place the fried chicken in a colander or kitchen tissue to drain excess oil.
For The Sauce:
Pour one tablespoon of oil into a separate frying pan, add garlic to fry till it’s fragrant. Put in the diced bell pepper and let fry for a minute or two but make sure it stays slightly crisp. Next, pour in cider vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup and sugar and bring to boil. As soon as it does, place fried chicken in the sauce and toss till each piece is covered in sauce. Take off from fire, serve with anything you deem preferable and tuck in!
I’m pretty sure you are amazed at how fast you got that cooked. I hope you were able to keep up the pace with me because the next time I whip anything up it will definitely be more visual.