Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken


Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken: Crispy breaded chicken baked to perfection, served with a sweet and tangy sauce, perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

Better than any takeout, baked sweet and sour chicken! It has a crispy exterior, a tender, juicy interior, and is oozing with flavor. This recipe is our favorite on the blog for a reason.
Your family will be blown away by this feast! We prefer to finish our lunch with dishes like Easy Fried Rice, Cream Cheese Wontons, or Homemade Egg Rolls.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Set the oven’s temperature to 325. Chicken breasts should be cut into bite-sized pieces and salted and peppered.
  2. Place the cornstarch and the lightly beaten eggs in separate bowls. Chicken is coated in egg mixture after being dipped in cornstarch.
  3. Chicken should be cooked till browned in a big skillet with canola oil heated over medium-high heat. Put the chicken in a baking dish that has been buttered.
  4. Combine sugar, ketchup, apple cider vinegar, white vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic salt in a medium-sized mixing basin. Put the chicken on top, then bake for an hour.
  5. Every 15 minutes, I gave the chicken a stir to make sure the sauce was evenly distributed.


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