Sweet & Sour Chicken
Sweet or Sour?
Nice and Quick
Although slightly higher in carbohydrate per portion than an ordinary stir-fry, I try to keep the Carbs to a minimum in comparison to an ordinary Chinese recipe, which is usually very rich. I do this as this recipe is created for people on a diet or with Diabetes to able to enjoy nice, rich and tasty Chinese food, without the extra sugar and fat. Enjoy!
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 300g chicken breast fillets, skinless, cut into strips
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 1 carrot, cut into thin strips
- 1 red pepper, de-seeded and sliced
- 1 green pepper, de-seeded and sliced
- 150g canned pineapple in natural juice, drained
- 6 tablespoons pineapple juice
- 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon cornflour
- 2 tablespoons cold water
- salt & pepper
Have everything ready!
- Heat the oil in a wok or large non-stick frying pan until sizzling.
- Add the Chicken and stir-fry for 2 minutes
- Add the onion, carrot, peppers, toss well and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the pineapple and the reserved juice, the soy sauce, vinegar and seasoning and bring to the boil.
- Blend the cornflour with the water, stir into the mixture and cook for 2 minutes to thicken.
- Adjust the seasoning with the salt and pepper and serve immediately as a main or side dish with rice or noodles.
|Serving size: 300g|
|Calories from Fat||0|
|% Daily Value *|
|Saturated fat 0 g|
|Carbohydrates 10 g||3%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|