Sweet & Sour Chicken Stir-Fry

Sweet & Sour Chicken Stir-Fry

Sweet and sour chicken stir-fry is a delightful dish that perfectly balances the flavors of sweet and tangy. This easy-to-make recipe is a crowd-pleaser and a great addition to your weeknight dinner rotation. With tender pieces of chicken, colorful bell peppers, and a mouthwatering sauce, it’s a symphony of tastes and textures that will leave your taste buds dancing.


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sweet and sour sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chicken pieces and cook until they are no longer pink in the center, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from the skillet and set it aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add sliced onions and bell peppers. Sauté until they become tender and slightly caramelized.
  5. Return the cooked chicken to the skillet.
  6. Add pineapple chunks, sweet and sour sauce, soy sauce, and garlic powder. Stir well to coat everything in the sauce.
  7. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve hot over steamed rice or noodles.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Sweet & Sour Chicken Stir-Fry is a quick and delicious meal that your whole family will love. Tender chicken, colorful bell peppers, and a flavorful sauce make this dish a winner.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 26g

Sweet and sour chicken stir-fry is not only a tasty dish but also a visually appealing one with its vibrant colors. The combination of tender chicken, sweet pineapple, and the tangy sauce creates a perfect harmony of flavors.

Whether you’re cooking for a family dinner or a special occasion, this recipe is a surefire way to impress your guests. The sweet and sour sauce, with its balanced flavors, elevates the chicken and vegetables to a whole new level.

Next time you’re craving a takeout favorite, try making this Sweet & Sour Chicken Stir-Fry at home. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to achieve restaurant-quality results in your own kitchen. Enjoy!

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