Sorry for the delay in posting new posts! It’s been a busy time and I’m finally back with lots of different dishes for you! This one is a precursor to the recipe I will be sharing with you tomorrow.
Today we’re looking at Sweet and Sour. Do you love it or hate it?
Sweet and Sour is one of those recipes that is heavily associated with British Chinese food.
It has that sort of kiddy appeal; it’s sweet and tangy, there’s pineapple, and battered chicken. Yet I rarely eat it, my mum rarely makes it; it isn’t believe it or not, a regular dish that Chinese people eat at home. I guess it’s in the same way that some people presume Indian people must eat Tikka Massala a few days a week when some say it was infact was created in England, tailored for the British audience!
Home made sweet and sour sauce begins life like this:
A sweet and sour sauce base incredibly simple and is a mixture of:
Notice how liquid it is before it is cooked.
Maybe after seeing what we do with it you won’t need to buy Uncle Ben’s premade sauce again! Come back next week for the cooking method and step by step Sweet and Sour Chicken!