A staple in Chinese restaurants across Australia, sweet and sour is a popular choice when dining out with the family. To recreate this crowd-pleasing Chinese recipe at home, simply pick up a pouch of Lee Kum Kee Sweet & Sour Ready Sauce from your local supermarket, then try these five fresh ideas for Chinese sweet and sour.
For an easy dinner in minutes, simply follow the instructions on your packet of Lee Kum Kee Sweet & Sour Ready Sauce for sweet and sour chicken, adding 350g chicken breast, 100g pineapple pieces, ½ red capsicum and ½ green capsicum. Or, for something a little different, why not try this recipe for sweet and sour chicken wings? The kids will love using their fingers!
Sweet and sour pork is synonymous with Chinese dining. Take the healthier option by using lean pork fillet, as per the chicken breast recipe above. Or, for some old-school indulgence, why not batter and deep-fry the pork before stir-frying with the sweet and sour sauce?
For a lip-smacking seafood recipe at your next barbecue, simply thread peeled prawns, fresh pineapple pieces, red onion and capsicum onto bamboo skewers, then brush with sweet and sour sauce. Grill on the hot plate for 4-5 minutes until just cooked through.
Lean beef also works a treat in a sweet and sour stir-fry – try this family-friendly recipe for sweet and sour beef for an easy midweek dinner that’s ready in minutes.
Served as a main course with steamed rice, or on cocktail sticks as a canape, these beef and water chestnut patties offer a creative twist on sweet and sour.
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