Sweet and sour chicken with sticky rice

A healthier version of the classic takeaway.
sweet and sour chicken

Recipe from: 28 January 2013
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 35 min


  • For the sauce:
  • 1
    medium onion - cut into chunks
  • 4
    knob fresh ginger - peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 300
    pineapples - cut into chunks
  • 2
    tomato sauce
  • 60
    lime juice
  • 60
  • 180
  • 2
    cornflour - mixed with a little water
  • 1
    green pepper - cut into chunks
  • Main ingredients:
  • 4
    medium, free-range chicken breasts
  • 1
    salt and milled pepper
  • 4
    steamed rice - to serve
Servings: Change Serving


Cut chicken into small chunks and season.

Heat a little oil in a pan and fry chicken until browned and just cooked. Remove and set aside.

Lightly fry onion, ginger, pineapple and green pepper. Vegetables should still be crunchy.

Add remaining ingredients, mix and simmer until sauce thickens. Season. Toss chicken in sauce to reheat.
Serve with steamed rice.

More good ideas:
- Add more vegetables to boost your 5-a-Day
- Use beef, pork or prawns in place of chicken

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.

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