Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

The secret is to use whole grain mustard to season. The strong flavor makes it a suitable side dish in a lunch box.


Chicken breast or thigh
1 (200-250g)
For the seasoning:
・ Sake
1/2 tablespoon
1/2 tablespoon
・Whole grain mustard
For the sweet and sour sauce:
・ Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
1 1/3 tablespoons
・Light brown sugar
2 tablespoons
・Light brown sesame seeds
1 tablespoon
Olive oil
as needed
As needed


1. Combine all of the seasonings in a plastic bag, add the sliced chicken and marinate for 10 minutes.
2. Dust the surface of the chicken with flour, then cook in a frying pan with olive oil. Please see Helpful Hints.
3. Once the chicken is thoroughly cooked, add the sweet vinegar sauce and mix.
4. It's done once the sauce comes to a boil.
5. The sweet and sour taste whets the appetite.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted a strong flavored bento item.