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

Nov 26, 2012

Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

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

Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken


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


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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 lunch the next day!


Okay, today's recipe turned out SO good! This pineapple version of sweet and sour chicken has a perfect sweet to savory ratio and is a quick weeknight dinner idea. 

It's family friendly, easy to make and budget friendly too! If you're a meal planner, make sure to add this recipe to the meal plan rotation.



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


Other recipes that use chicken breast:

Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas
Jalapeno Bacon Wrapped Chicken
Dill Pickle Popcorn Chicken
Chicken Pot Pie
Italian Apricot Chicken
Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Tacos


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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 lunch the next day!



This chicken is delicious served over white rice, fried rice, noodles or zoodles! You could also use zucchini, mushrooms, bell pepper or shrimp in place of chicken or any of the vegetables.

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 leftover 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, home cooked meal.



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


More savory recipes using pineapple:

Shrimp Pineapple Fried Rice
Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Pork
Sticky Pineapple Ginger Chicken
Pineapple Avocado Salsa
Pineapple Pulled Pork Pizza
Crunchy Poppyseed Chicken Salad


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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 lunch the next day!


We really loved this sweet and sour chicken at our house, and hope you do too!



Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken

Yield: 4 servings
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ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded or matchstick cut
  • 1/2 cup white onion, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1- 8 ounce can pineapple tidbits, drained and reserve juice for sauce
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • cooked white rice
  • sliced green onions, optional for garnish

instructions:

  1. Place chicken, flour, cornstarch, salt and pepper, in a ziploc bag, and shake until chicken is evenly coated.
  2. In a large non stick skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
  3. Add coated chicken, and cook until it starts turning brown on each side and is almost cooked through.
  4. Add celery, carrot, onion, garlic and pineapple. Saute for about 5 minutes or until veggies start to soften.
  5. Combine pineapple juice, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and ketchup in a bowl and stir until mixed. Set aside.
  6. Reduce heat to medium. Add the sauce to the chicken and veggie mixture and continue to cook until it thickens, about 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  7. Serve over white rice and garnish with green onion.
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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 lunch the next day!


Thanks for stopping by and enjoy! 💚💚💚

14 comments:

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

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

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  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. http://niftythriftyfamily.blogspot.com/

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  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!

    Katie
    www.funhomethings.com

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

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

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  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

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

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

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

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