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Sweet Sour Chicken Sicilian Style

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sweet sour chicken Sicilian Style

Sweet sour chicken

The Sicilian sweet sour method works wonderfully well on chicken. The contrasting elements open the chicken spectrum. In Sicily and Italy it is served as secondo, main dish. Since the sauce is so tasty, it comes with bread. To mop up the sauce. It is a fundamental part, do not skip it.

  • Prep Time 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time 30 Minutes
  • Total Time 45 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People
  • Calories 250 kcal


  • 500 grams of chicken breast
  • 250 ml of tomato sauce
  • 50 grams of almonds
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • flour
  • 1 glass of wine vinegar
  • Sugar
  • parsley


  1. Fry garlic and parsley in olive oil
  2. Add the tomato sauce
  3. Cut the chicken in strips
  4. Pass them through flour and fry in olive oil
  5. Dissolve the sugar in vinegar and add to the chicken
  6. Now unite the chicken and the sauce and let simmer for about 20 minutes


The sweet sour preparation is common in the Sicilian cuisine. Pumpkin, caponata and tuna. Just to name some. This recipe is a basis. One can add bell peppers or onion. The recipe works with other parts of your chicken. The cooking time will alter. Sear the thighs, add the vinegar and sugar. After adding the tomato sauce, proceed the cooking in the oven. 30 minutes at 180 degrees.This is a dish that gets better over time. Prepare it the day before serving. Even two if you are courageous. Very few wines match sweet sour Sicilian chicken better than Victorya 1607, a cerasuole DOCG.

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