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 lbm7

Makes 4 servings



delicious sweet and sour chicken, a perfect balance of sweet and sour in a to die for sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet and Sour chicken

6 tbs vinegar
4 tbsp sugar
2 tbsps tomato ketchup
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsps oil
2 tbsps cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp chili powder
250 grams boneless chicken
2 spring onions
1 green bell pepper
2 slices of pineapple
1 tomato
1 cup water

Recipe Directions for Sweet and Sour chicken

  1. Cut spring onion, capsicum, tomato and pineapple into quarter pieces.

  2. (General rule: If meats are shred, vegetables are shred and if meats are cut then vegetables are cut)

  3. In a saucepan, heat oil, add spring onion, fry for a minute, reduce heat and add chilli powder. Mix in 1 cup water or chicken stock, vinegar, sugar, tomato ketchup and soya sauce. Stirring it, bring it to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Mix in salt and ajinomoto. Mix cornflour with water. Reduce heat and add it to the sauce. Mix and bring to a boil. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat.

  4. Before serving, mix in the fried meats and the vegetables.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 261.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
287
Calories from Fat
105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.7g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
667mg
28%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
25.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
19.1g
Protein
19.3g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 94%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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