Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 30 mins

Courtesy of Cathy Lowe

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts, sliced into strips
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 cup red pepper, chopped
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch, mixed with
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • 1 cup canned pineapple chunk, drained with 1/2 cup reserved juice
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 14 cup chicken stock
  • 12 cup green pepper, chopped


  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium high heat.
  2. Season chicken strips and add to pan.
  3. Brown chicken and remove to plate.
  4. Add red and green peppers and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Stir in pineapple chunks, juice, sugar, vinegar and chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
  6. Simmer until sauce begins to reduce.
  7. Stir in cornstarch mixture and bring liquid to a simmer.
  8. Stir in chicken strips and cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve over rice.


Most Helpful

This is a very good and simple chicken recipe! I doubled the sauce and used soy sauce for half of the water, and it came out perfectly. I like that the chicken was not breaded, making it a healthier dish. My whole family gobbled it up!

loof September 24, 2007

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