Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by kirakarla

Makes 5 servings



from Betty Crocker "Healthified" section

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet & Sour Chicken

2 teaspoons canola or olive oil
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 small onion, sliced into thin wedges
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup pineapple chunks (8 oz can)in unsweetened juice, drained and liquid reserved
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup brown sugar
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4 cups cooked brown rice

Recipe Directions for Sweet & Sour Chicken

  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove from skillet.

  2. In same skillet, cook bell peppers and onion over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Return chicken to skillet.

  3. In small bowl, mix broth, reserved pineapple liquid, vinegar, brown sugar, cornstarch and crushed red pepper flakes; stir into chicken mixture. Add pineapple; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cook uncovered, stirring frequently, until sauce is thickened and bubbly. Serve over rice.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 427.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
455
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
283mg
12%
Potassium
521mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
56.0g
19%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
14.8g
Protein
31.5g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 113%
Calcium 4% Iron 13%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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