Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Nov 26, 2012

Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

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Need an easy weeknight dinner? Look no further! This tasty recipe is a 30 minute meal and is great for work lunches the next day!

This recipe for Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken turned out fabulous!! 

It's family friendly, easy to make and tastes wonderful re-heated for leftovers!

This chicken is delicious served over rice, noodles, or even on it's own if you're looking for a lower carb meal.

It's also very easy to double or triple the recipe if you're cooking for a big family meal, or want to have some extra to eat throughout the work week. 

With recipes like this this, it's easy to skip take out and cook from scratch at home! Save yourself some money and have a delicious, better quality meal!

We really loved it at our house, and hope you do too!

If you liked this recipe, follow the Hot Eats and Cool Reads board on Pinterest here!

Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken

by Sheena
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into thin slices
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1- 8 oz can pineapple chunks, chopped and reserve juice for the sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • salt and pepper, as desired
  • cooked white rice
Place chicken, salt, pepper, flour and cornstarch in a ziploc bag, and shake until chicken is evenly coated.

Combine pineapple juice, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and ketchup and stir until mixed. Set aside.

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat.

Add coated chicken, and cook until it starts turning brown and is almost cooked through.

Add celery, carrot, onion, garlic and pineapple. Saute for about 5 minutes or until veggies start to soften.

Reduce heat to medium. Add the sauce to the chicken and veggie mixture and continue to cook until it thickens, about 2-3 minutes.

Serve over white rice.
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Need an easy weeknight dinner? Look no further! This tasty recipe is a 30 minute meal and is great for work lunches the next day! Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy! 💚💚💚


  1. This sounds like a great weeknight meal! Pinning!

    1. Thank you for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends. I can't wait to see what you share this week, Sheena!

  2. This looks so yummy. I am your newest follower from the blog hop. I hope you will hop over the the Nifty Thrifty Family and check us out.

  3. Ohmigosh, this looks delicious! I'm so glad to be following you, I love your blog. Especially your baked mac and cheese recipe, YUM!


  4. Sweet and sour is one of my husbands favorites. thanks for linking up to Foodies Freinds Friday, Marlene, from Nosh My Way.

  5. I love pinapple in asian flavored dishes. I hope you are bringing this by foodie friday today.

  6. Hi Sheena,
    This looks so good after all that Turkey. We just love Sweet and Sour Chicken. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  7. That looks yummy, Sheena1 I love the carrots & celery in it :)

  8. Thanks for sharing this on Manic Monday. Kevin loves Sweet and Sour Chicken so this is pinned to try for him :)

    1. I think he will love this recipe! Thanks so much for pinning Bobbi! :)


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