Red Pepper and Sweet Corn Sweet and Sour Stir-Fry

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2 red peppers, chopped into long strips
1 onion, chopped into thin rings or half-rings
Baby sweet corn
2 red chilli peppers, chopped

Sweet and Sour Sauce

4 tablespoons water
2.5 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1.5 tablespoons cornflour
1.5 tablespoons soy sauce
1.5 tablespoons tomato puree
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon sherry or red wine

To Garnish
a handful of fresh corriander, torn roughly


Mix all the ingerdients for the sweet and sour sauce in a cup until they form
a smooth liquid.

Heat a little oil in a wok or large frying pan. When the oil is boiling, add the
peppers, onion, corn and chilli. Let the vegetables fry for a few minutes. Give
the sauce a quick stir again and then add it into the wok. The sauce will now
start thickening. Keep stirring the contents of the wok.

Serve immediately with rice or noodles and sprinkle the torn corriander over the

Add some diced chicken!