Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

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"This a really easy recipe that the whole family will enjoy! Serve over rice."
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25 m servings 421 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 421 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.3g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 27.4 g
  • 55%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 870 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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.


  1. 99 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

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...

Most helpful critical review

Took a long time to make. I did not car for this.

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 ...

This was really good and very easy to make. My boyfriend loved it! The ketchup freaked me out a little, so I didn't put the whole amount and I probably should have. Still came out yummy!

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 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...

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 ...

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