Sweet and Sour Stir-Fried Chicken

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

This sweet and sour chicken recipe is really yummy. I'm not normally a sweet 'n' sour fan, but I do love this recipe. I usually find sweet 'n' sour dishes are really sickly - but not this one! We usually have this with Basmati rice cooked with about 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a wok or pan.
  2. Add chicken and stir fry until lightly browned and cooked through.
  3. Remove from wok/pan and drain on absorbent kitchen paper towels.
  4. Keep warm.
  5. Drain the pineapple and reserve the syrup.
  6. Drain any excess oil from wok (or pan).
  7. Mix together the cornflour and water, and add to the wok/pan with the reserved syrup, tomato and soy sauces, sugar, vinegar, lemon juice and grated ginger.
  8. Add pineapple, chopped red pepper and celery.
  9. Cook for just 1 minute.
  10. Add chicken, spring onions and mandarin segments.
  11. Stir until heated through.
Most Helpful

The kids thought this was great. I used fish instead of chicken, and they all wanted seconds !!! A definate keeper.

NovaM January 26, 2007

I used c.breasts, bitesized,+ also added baby carrots,it was great!!!

larry #2 October 27, 2006

Thank you this was very yummy.

Chef floWer August 31, 2006