Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Sweet and Sour Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aveade

Makes 6 servings



Southern Living Sweet and sour chicken

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet and Sour Chicken

3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 egg, brown
1 tablespoon white wine, dry
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup cornstarch
6 chicken breast, boneless skinless
1/2 cup olive oil, extra virgin
15 1/4 ounce pineapple chunks, drained
1/2 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil, extra virgin
2 cups carrots, thinly sliced
1 1/4 cups water
3 bouillon cubes, chicken flavored
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 green pepper

Recipe Directions for Sweet and Sour Chicken

  1. Combine irst six ingredients, stirring well. Add chicken, stirring to coat. Heat one inch vegetable oil in a heavy skillet. cook chicken until lightly browned. Drain.

  2. Saute onions 2 tablespoons of oil until tender. Add carrots, water, and bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.

  3. Combine sugar, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, and ginger. Stir in ketchip, vinegar, and 1 tablespoon soy sauce, stirring well. gradually stir cornstarch mixture into vegetable mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in chicken, green pepper, and pineapple. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 433.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
629
Calories from Fat
267
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.7g
46%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
177mg
59%
Sodium
1188mg
49%
Potassium
782mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
32.0g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
18.4g
Protein
56.4g
Vitamin A 128% Vitamin C 91%
Calcium 7% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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