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Sweet and sour recipes

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Inspired by Chinese takeaway, our sweet and sour recipes include chicken, pork and vegetarian options. Try our healthy version for a family dinner.

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  • Sweet & sour pork served on a plate

    Sweet & sour pork

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.30 ratings

    Don't call the takeaway – cook your own sweet & sour pork using a vibrant marinade and tinned pineapple. Swap the pork for chicken or prawns if you prefer

  • Easy sweet & sour chicken

    Easy sweet & sour chicken

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.275 ratings

    Ditch the takeaway and make our simple sweet and sour chicken recipe. This speedy Chinese-style rice dish is ready in under 30 minutes and packed with zingy flavours

  • Sweet & sour chicken

    Sweet & sour chicken

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.90 ratings

    Try an authentic version of this classic Chinese takeaway dish, with natural sweetness and a warm chilli flavour to spice things up

  • Sweet & sour chicken & veg

    Sweet & sour chicken & veg

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.31 ratings

    A trusty takeaway favourite just got superhealthy. Make ahead and freeze for Friday!

  • Sweet & sour chicken

    Cantonese sweet & sour chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.47 ratings

    This homemade sweet and sour sauce is so much better than a takeaway. Great with rice or noodles

  • Sweet & sour chicken adobo

    Sweet & sour chicken adobo

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    Based on a classic Filipino recipe made with white wine vinegar and sugar, this rich and piquant chicken stew is tempered with creamy coconut milk

  • Lighter Sweet & sour pork

    Lighter Sweet & sour pork

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.8 ratings

    This Chinese takeaway family favourite can be made much healthier - lower the sugar, fat and salt levels with this easy recipe

  • Sweet & sour mackerel

    Sweet & sour mackerel

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    This healthy but substantial dish is ready in just half an hour, perfect for a midweek meal for two

  • Sweet & sour rainbow slaw

    Sweet & sour rainbow slaw

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This fresh, light coleslaw has a tangy citrus dressing with celery, mustard and poppy seeds - a lovely light side for a BBQ spread

  • Sweet & sour pork stir-fry

    Sweet & sour pork stir-fry

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.31 ratings

    Cut the fuss out of cooking with this speedy, light and healthy midweek supper for two

  • Pork with sweet & sour onion sauce

    Pork with sweet & sour onion sauce

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.25 ratings

    This healthy, meaty main uses lean pork fillets and is on the table in just 30 minutes - serve with your choice of grain

  • Spiced sweet & sour pickled beetroot

    Spiced sweet & sour pickled beetroot

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.15 ratings

    Forget crinkle-cut versions, this light pickle is sweet and rich - perfect with cold meats, salads and punchy cheeses

  • Chargrilled mackerel with sweet & sour beetroot

    Chargrilled mackerel with sweet & sour beetroot

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Fresh mackerel is always a winner and grilling gives a deliciously charred quality. Pickled beetroot wedges add an extra tang in this party-perfect, budget-savvy starter

  • Sweet & sour ribs with pomegranate salsa

    Sweet & sour ribs with pomegranate salsa

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Pork spare ribs are great served in a sticky fruit glaze with spices and ginger, and a tangy sauce on the side

  • Sweet & sour lentil dhal with grilled aubergine

    Sweet & sour lentil dhal with grilled aubergine

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.31 ratings

    Spice up supper with this superhealthy recipe that's high in fibre, packed with iron and counts as 4 of your 5-a-day - it's cheap too!

  • Hot & sour fish soup

    Hot & sour fish soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.30 ratings

    James Martin's Asian soup combines a fragrant broth with fish, seafood and light noodles, topped with strong herbs

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