Sweet & sour chicken with veggies

deb baldwin

By
@messinthekitchen

Good sweet and sour chicken recipe that I tweaked for our taste.
Serve over rice.

Sweet and Sour chicken with a healthier approach


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 or 2
chicken breast, boneless, skinless
garlic powder
olive oil and sesame oil, if on hand

VEGGIES

6 to 8
small sweet peppers
1 small
onion
1 large
carrot, peeled and sliced thin
1 can(s)
pineapple, chunks (drained & save juice)

SWEET & SOUR SAUCE

juice from the1 can of pineapple juice
1 tsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
ginger, paste
5 oz
apple juice (small juice can)
1/4 c
ketchup
1/4 c
vinegar, apple cider or white
1/4 c
brown sugar
2 tsp
soy sauce
1 1/2 Tbsp
corn starch (mixed with a little water)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut up chicken into bite size pieces.
Put enough olive oil and sesame oil (opt) to coat bottom of fry pan and add chicken pieces. Sprinkle with garlic powder, and cook the chicken over medium heat,till almost done.
2
While chicken is cooking, gather ingredients for the sauce. Cut up sweet peppers, onion, carrot.
3
Sauce: Add to a medium bowl the ingredients for the sauce..stir after each ingredient.
Pineapple juice, minced garlic, ginger, apple juice, ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar and soy sauce.

Save the corn starch for last.
4
Add chopped veggies to chicken and add the drained pineapple. Stir until mixed. Cook slightly.
5
Add the sauce, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Make your rice now, and it will be ready for dinner.
6
Take a small cup and add the cornstarch with 1/3 water. Add cornstarch mixture to simmering chicken, veggies and sauce in pan and stir until thickened.
7
Serve with jasmine rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian