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Servings: 4

Easy Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Easy Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe- non-breaded pieces of tender chicken breast, coated in four ingredient sweet and sour sauce with sauteed mushrooms and peppers and served with broccoli and rice.
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  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil or more to saute the chicken — , mushrooms and peppers
  • 6 oz mushrooms of your choice — , sliced
  • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper — , sliced into strips
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

For the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder or 1 garlic clove — , minced
  • white rice for serving
  • steamed broccoli for serving


For the sauce:

  1. In a bowl combine ketchup, apple cider vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and garlic. Whisk until the sugar is dissolved.

For the chicken:

  1. Cut chicken into bite size pieces and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil and cook chicken until no longer pink (30 seconds per side). Pour sauce over chicken and cook for 10 more minutes, stirring frequently until sauce has thickened.
  3. In the mean time saute mushrooms in 1 tbsp vegetable oil, until liquid has almost evaporated. Transfer to a plate.
  4. In the same pan cook peppers in 1 tbsp vegetable oil until lightly browned.
  5. Cook rice (of your choice as much as you'd like). Steam 2 cups of broccoli.

To serve:

  1. Add sauteed mushrooms and peppers to the chicken and sauce. Top with toasted sesame seeds. Serve chicken with rice and broccoli. Garnish with green onions.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian

Nutrition Information

Calories: 458, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 72mg, Sodium: 530mg, Potassium: 724mg, Carbohydrates: 46g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 42g, Protein: 27g, Vitamin A: 255%, Vitamin C: 23.2%, Calcium: 60%, Iron: 1.6%