Sweet & Sour Sauce for Chicken

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Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

My family really likes this sauce. It can be used on baked or grilled chicken or even in a chicken stir fry. It's so easy to prepare and tastes delicious mixed into couscous with stir fried veggies.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    can crushed pineapple in its own juice
  • 1/2 c
    jellied cranberry sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    frozen orange juice concentrate, undiluted
  • 1 Tbsp
    white wine or sherry
  • 1 tsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp
    water

How to Make Sweet & Sour Sauce for Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Drain the juice from the pineapple into a small saucepan; set aside the pineapple.
  2. Put saucepan over medium heat and whisk in cranberry sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, orange juice, wine, soy sauce, and ginger.
  3. Put the cornstarch in a cup or small bowl; add the water, stirring to dissolve. Whisk into juice mixture.
  4. Increase heat to medium-high, cook for 3-4 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove from heat, stir in pineapple.
  6. **Use to baste chicken wile grilling or pour over chicken, cover and bake. Also can be used in stir fries or spooned over vegetable couscous or rice dishes.

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About Sweet & Sour Sauce for Chicken

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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