Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F and line a 13 x 9-inch pan with parchment paper.
  2. Set aside. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  3. Add cornstarch to a large ziploc bag and add chicken breast. Shake to coat.
  4. In a shallow bowl, beat together eggs. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling.
  5. Dip chicken breasts in eggs and add to the skillet. Sear chicken until golden and place in the prepared pan.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine sugar, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic powder, and sea salt and whisk.
  7. Pour over chicken and bake for 1 hour, tossing halfway through.
  8. Serve with rice.
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