Sweet and Sourchicken Recipe

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


Submitted by greebliegirl

Makes 4 servings



Delicious Polynesean style dish. Serve with rice.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet and SourChicken

1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tbsp soya sauce
1 tbsp Oriental sesame oil
1 lb boneless chicken, cut into cubes
1 tbsp vegetable oil
4 tsp cornstarch
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp minced ginger root
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 cup snow peas or sugar snap peas
1 cup sliced celery
1/4 tsp hot pepper flakes

Recipe Directions for Sweet and SourChicken

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the brown sugar, rice venegar, soya sauce and sesame oil. Add chicken and toss to coat; let stand for 10 minutes while preparing the vegetables.

  2. Drain the marinade into a small bowl and whisk in pineapple juice and cornstarch; set aside.

  3. In a large wok or skillet, heat the oil over high heat. Add garlic and ginger; stir-fry for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add chicken; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add red pepper and stir-fry for 3 minutes, or until chicken pieces are cooked through.

  4. Add peas, celery, pineapple and hot pepper flakes. Stir cornstarch mixture to recombine. Add to the skillet and stir for 2 - 5 minutes.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Stir Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 256.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
369
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.5g
24%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
581mg
24%
Potassium
554mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
18.2g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
12.4g
Protein
35.3g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 98%
Calcium 6% Iron 14%
* 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
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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