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Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Rated as 4.31 out of 5 Stars
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"This a really easy recipe that the whole family will enjoy! Serve over rice."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 421
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine flour, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper in a shallow dish.
  2. Roll and coat chicken cubes in flour mixture.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook and stir chicken in hot oil until not longer pink in the center and juices run clear, 8 to 10 minutes; remove and set aside.
  5. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in the same skillet over medium heat.
  6. Cook and stir celery, green peppers, and onion in heated oil until slightly tender, about 5 minutes.
  7. Return chicken to the skillet.
  8. Whisk ketchup, lemon juice, pineapple, and brown sugar in a bowl; pour into the skillet; bring to a boil.
  9. Cook and stir chicken and vegetables in sauce until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 421 calories; 13.6 49.3 27.4 65 870 Full nutrition

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Easy to make and tastes WONDERFUL. I made a few changes, only out of necessity. With changes or not, your family will love this dish. I used fresh pineapple instead of canned crushed. I adde...

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Tried this just for a change....and well kind of wish I didn't. Let's just say I had my doubts when cooking it....and while it wasn't bad....as my boyfriend said "I'll eat it, but I won't ask fo...

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Easy to make and tastes WONDERFUL. I made a few changes, only out of necessity. With changes or not, your family will love this dish. I used fresh pineapple instead of canned crushed. I adde...

This was spectacular! I used a red onion and instead of lemon juice I used apple cider vinegar...a little less than half a cup. I used red peppers instead of green peppers and we loved this! ...

I'm the first to comment on this dish and i must say it is to die for! All that i expected and more. All the flavors just pop out at you and its just so flavorful. The only thing i added to it t...

I'm a freshman in college and don't have much experience with cooking, however I saw all of the great reviews and decided to go ahead and give it a go. It was delicious! I was so pleasantly su...

Just made this for dinner tonight. Everyone loved it. I substituted the small sweet red, yellow, and orange peppers instead of the green peppers. The girls like those better. Also used fresh ...

Best and easiest sweet and sour chicken I have tried on this site! I made a few changes out of neccesity, using a can of cubed pineapple with about half of the syrup and snow peas instead of th...

This was a very easy recipe to follow, and will come out nice if you prep as directions say. I prepped all of my items before cooking to ensure that my sauce would taste how I wanted. It took ...

Tried this just for a change....and well kind of wish I didn't. Let's just say I had my doubts when cooking it....and while it wasn't bad....as my boyfriend said "I'll eat it, but I won't ask fo...

This was soooo good. I am still salivating. Easy ingredients. I used fresh pineapple and mashed up with a potato masher. I might use a little less ketchup--maybe add AFTER everything else in the...