Pan Fried Sweet n Sour Chicken in Asian Pear Sauce

Pan Fried Sweet N Sour Chicken In Asian Pear Sauce Recipe

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Kellie Parker


My husband created this dish alittle while back.. when family was here to visit. Everyone ejoyed it and talked about through out the meal. I decided to ask him for the recipe so i could share it with you all. It has lots of flavor...the Asian Pear adds sooooo much to this wonderful dish.


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30 Min
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asian pears (peeled cored and diced)
1 c
red bell pepper (diced)
1/2 c
red onion (chopped fine)
1/3 cup jar(s)
roasted red peppers (rinsed and chopped)
1/8 c
jalapenos (diced seed and all)
1/4 c
lemon juice
3 Tbsp
chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
2 c
flour (for dredging)
1/2 c
fresh cilantro
2 Tbsp
butter (divided)
2 Tbsp
evoo (divided)
2/3 c
chicken broth
2/3 c
orange juice (pulp free)
2/3 c
pear preserves
1 Tbsp
dijion mustard
1 tsp
lemon juice

How to Make Pan Fried Sweet n Sour Chicken in Asian Pear Sauce


  • 1Preheat oven to 250f. (Yes this is the right number; you are only going to keep the chicken warm)
  • 2Mix first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl. Let stand
  • 3Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place flour in a wide shallow dish. Dredge chicken in flour, shake off excess. Place on baking sheet.
  • 4Melt butter with 1 tbsp evoo in a large iron skillet, over high heat. Add chicken breasts 3 at a time to the skillet, cook till browned. 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a baking sheet. Keep warm in preheated oven. Repeat evoo butter and chicken. Place remainder on cookie sheet. Keep warm
  • 5Add chicken broth to skillet and bring to a boil, scrapping up bits. Stir in orange juice, pear preserves, mustard, lemon juice and cilantro. Boil till thick. About 5 minutes. Add pear and onion mixture, reduce heat to low. Simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper
  • 6Serve over rice of your choice

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About Pan Fried Sweet n Sour Chicken in Asian Pear Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian

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