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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  • 2
    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
  • 6
    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


  1. Preheat oven to 250f. (Yes this is the right number; you are only going to keep the chicken warm)
  2. Mix first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl. Let stand
  3. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place flour in a wide shallow dish. Dredge chicken in flour, shake off excess. Place on baking sheet.
  4. Melt 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
  5. Add 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
  6. Serve 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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