Sweet & sour chicken, the easy way

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Sweet & sour chicken

Hello friends,of Smooth Recipe. Today we are going to make sweet & sour chicken. Stop buying takeout and make our easy sweet and sour chicken recipe. This quick Chinese-style rice dish is ready in less than 30 minutes and is packed with spicy flavors.

Preparation Time: 5-10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20-25 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients for Sweet & sour chicken

  • 4 skinless and boneless chicken breast, cut into chunks
  • 9 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 100g sugar snap peas, roughly sliced
  • 1 small onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 red peppers, seeded and cut into chunks
  • 3 tablespoons malt vinegar
  • 227g can pineapple pieces in juice, drained
  • 4 tablespoons dark muscovado sugar
  • Optional: handful salted, roasted cashew nuts

Directions for making Sweet & sour chicken

In a large microwaveable dish, mix the ketchup, vinegar, sugar, garlic, onion and peppers, thoroughly with the chicken. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 8-10 mins until the chicken is starting to cook and the sauce is sizzling. Stir in the pineapple pieces and sugar snap peas and return to the microwave for another 3-5 mins until the chicken is completely cooked. Leave it to stand for a few minutes, then stir in the cashews (optional), and serve. Enjoy your meal!

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