Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe

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Brenda friley


This is 1 of my many favorite recipes.

NOTE: This is my American version of my Korean sister-in-law's homemade recipe. She lives in Seoul, South, Korea.

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1/2 lb
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cut into 1/2 inch strips
1 medium
carrot, sliced
1/4 c
chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp
canola oil
1 c
fresh or frozen snow peas, thawed
1/2 medium
sweet red and green bell pepper, cut into strips
3 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
1/8 tsp
black pepper
1 can(s)
(6 oz.) pineapple juice
3 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 Tbsp
soy sauce, low sodium
1 c
(8 oz.) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
2 c
hot cooked rice

How to Make Sweet and Sour Chicken


  • 1In a non-stick skillet, cook chicken, carrots and onions in oil until chicken is brown and carrots are crisp-tender.
  • 2Add peas, bell peppers.
  • 3Cook and stir until crisp-tender.
  • 4In a bowl, combine the sugar cornstarch, black pepper and pineapple juice until smooth.
  • 5Stir in the ketchup, lemon juice, and soy sauce.
  • 6Pour over chicken and vegetables.
  • 7Add pineapple.
  • 8Bring to a boil.
  • 9Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 10Serve over rice.

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About Sweet and Sour Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian