Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2016

We set out to create a version of this Chinese American dish with crispy chicken and a lighter sauce.

SERVES4

TIME1½ hours

Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a less sweet sauce, we simmered pineapple juice, orange juice, white vinegar, water, sugar, ketchup, and pepper flakes and then thickened the reduced mixture with cornstarch. For the chicken, we cut boneless breasts into bite-size piece...

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