No need for take out with this Easy Healthier Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe.
This homemade version is much better for you and has tons of flavor.
Craving Chinese food, but you don’t want the guilt. This easy healthier sweet and sour chicken recipe is a perfect alternative, it is so simple with only 10 minutes of prep. The recipe is so flavorful and the whole meal can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.
This recipe has made its way to our meal rotation and its a definitely a keeper. I can feel like I am having a treat while staying on track with my healthy eating plans. I have also tested this recipe as a freezer recipe and it reheated really well once it was completely thawed. I am still blown away with the amount of flavor from this dish. The chicken is so tender and juicy and the crunchy vegetables tossed in a delicious sauce, some serious take out fake out, all the while still good for you!
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20 European Street Food that is a must – I can’t wait to give some of these a try
5,000 duck just going for a walk. – I think I would just stop and stare or follow them to see where they are going
-30F plus Boiling water – This was way cooler than I thought it would be
Easy Healthier Sweet and Sour Chicken
Place chicken and 1/3 cup cornstarch in a large ziplock bag. Shake well until chicken is well coated.
Drizzle olive oil into a large skillet. Add chicken and cook for about 8 minutes and brown on all sides. Then add the Peppers and onions and cook for about another 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
In a medium saucepan. Add sugar*, ketchup, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, juice, garlic powder, and onion powder. Stir well. Bring to a boil.
In a small bowl mix the cornstarch and water until dissolved the stir or whisk cornstarch mixture into sauce mixture until thickened slightly. then remove from heat.
Add sauce to chicken and peppers, toss to coat evenly. the serve on top of warm rice.
** Nutritional Information *Not including Rice.
Serving size – 1/4 of recipe
Calories – 350 Fat – 9 grams Fiber – 1.5 grams Carbs– 18 grams Protein – 45 grams
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