Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe

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Tammy Peltonen


This is one of my family's favorites. Pair it up with some frozen Egg Rolls and you have a yummy 'chinese-food nite' at home!

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20 Min
30 Min


chicken breasts, skinless/boneless filets
green bell pepper, cut into 1 in. pieces
red bell pepper, cut into 1 in. pieces
large white onion, cut into 1 in. pieces
1/2 c
brown sugar, light
1 1/2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
1/2 c
vinegar, white distilled
13 1/4 oz
pineapple chunks, canned in own juice (not in syrup)
1 1/2 Tbsp
olive or canola oil

How to Make Sweet and Sour Chicken


  • 1Cut chicken breasts into 1 inch pieces. Heat 1 tbs. oil in large deep skillet, pan or dutch oven.
  • 2Add cut chicken to skillet and cook at medium heat. Stir meat often to cook thoroughly, about 5-7 minutes, until juices run clear. Remove chicken from skillet, add to seperate bowl. Drain juices from skillet.
  • 3Heat remaining oil in skillet. Stir-fry onion on medium heat for 3-4 minutes, just until crisp-tender. Add in peppers and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Remove vegetables from pan; add to chicken.
  • 4Increase heat to medium-high. Mix together brown sugar and cornstarch in skillet. Stir in pineapple with juice, vinegar and soy sauce. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly until sauce is thickened and bubbling; reduce heat to simmer.
  • 5Add chicken and vegetables, stir to cover in sauce. Simmer on low until heated through. Serve over white or brown rice.

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About Sweet and Sour Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian