Skip the take out – this Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe is so good that you’ll put it on the permanent rotation. Chicken is coated in a sweet and sticky sauce and baked to perfection.

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Skip the take out – this Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe is so good that you’ll put it on the permanent rotation. Chicken is coated in a sweet and sticky sauce and baked to perfection.

General Tso's Chicken is a favorite Chinese food takeout choice that is sweet and slightly spicy with a kick from garlic and ginger.

General Tso's Chicken

15 Best Better-Than Takeout Recipes: budget-friendly takeout recipes you can easily make right at home - so easy, these dishes are practically fool-proof.

15 Best Better-Than Takeout Recipes

15 Best Better-Than Takeout Recipes: budget-friendly takeout recipes you can easily make right at home - so easy, these dishes are practically fool-proof.

Sweet and Sour sauce recipe: 1 cup water, 1 1/4 cup sugar, 3/4 cup vinegar and 1/4 cup orange juice. Mix together and boil in saucepan. Once boiling add cornstarch mixed with cold water to boiling mixture. Continue adding cornstarch/water till desired consitency is reached. I used about 2 tsps cornstarch with 1 tbsp water. A few drops of food coloring to add color. Of course I used red so it would resemble the Chinese Buffett sauce. !!

Sweet and sour sauce with pineapple

Sweet and Sour sauce recipe: 1 cup water, 1 1/4 cup sugar, 3/4 cup vinegar and 1/4 cup orange juice. Mix together and boil in saucepan. Once boiling add cornstarch mixed with cold water to boiling mixture. Continue adding cornstarch/water till desired consitency is reached. I used about 2 tsps cornstarch with 1 tbsp water. A few drops of food coloring to add color. Of course I used red so it would resemble the Chinese Buffett sauce. !!

Singapore Fried Rice -  a Chinese takeaway classic, brought to life at home. Ready in a matter of minutes, this spicy rice dish is about as good as comfort food gets.

Singapore Fried Rice - a Chinese takeaway classic, brought to life at home. Ready in a matter of minutes, this spicy rice dish is about as good as comfort food gets.

Chicken Chow Mein - a Chinese takeaway classic, this recipe for chicken chow mein is simple, authentic and flavoured with dark soy sauce, ginger and garlic.

Chicken Chow Mein - a Chinese takeaway classic, this recipe for chicken chow mein is simple, authentic and flavoured with dark soy sauce, ginger and garlic.

Sticky Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken features and simple marinade that turns into a sticky and delicious glaze. BudgetBytes.com

Sticky Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken

Sticky Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken features and simple marinade that turns into a sticky and delicious glaze. BudgetBytes.com

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