Sweet and sour stir fry is a hybrid food that is influenced by Chinese food. Thai Sweet and Sour is a blend of Chinese and Thai dishes. Thai people added their own twist on the Chinese versions of this dish by adding in more chili. Today Sweet and Sour is widely known as a food and is generally popular in both the east and west. You can modify the meat to be cooked to your liking such as pork, shrimp, snapper, etc.