Spicy Pineapple Chicken

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Manami

A type of Thai sweet and sour chicken, with a hint of heat. Found this on A Taste of Thai web site and the the fish sauce and garlic chili pepper sauce can be bought online.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1/2 of oil in large skillet over medium high heat; add onions.
  2. Stir fry until onions start to brown.
  3. Remove to plate and cover.
  4. Add remaining oil to skillet.
  5. Salt and pepper chicken.
  6. Place chicken in skillet and brown well on all sides.
  7. Strain 1/4 cup syrup from pineapples and set aside.
  8. Pour remaining syrup into skillet with chicken, reserving pineapples for later.
  9. Add vinegar, garlic chili pepper sauce and fish sauce to skillet.
  10. Mix sauce together and bring to a boil.
  11. Turn down to a simmer and cook chicken through (turning chicken once or twice to coat with sauce).
  12. Remove chicken to plate with onions and re-cover.
  13. Turn heat to high and add peas and pineapple chunks.
  14. Stir fry 1-2 minutes.
  15. Mix cornstarch into reserved pineapple syrup until smooth.
  16. Add to skillet and bring to a boil.
  17. Add chicken and onions with accumulated juices back to skillet.
  18. Cook until sauce turns translucent and all ingredients are combined.
  19. Serve with jasmine rice or rice noodles or rice almondine.
  20. Enjoy!

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