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Sweet & Sour Chicken

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Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 25 minutes

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Serves 4

A take on a classic dish from a Chinese Takeaway without the grease or guilt!

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Main dish

  • 1tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 125g baby corn
  • 2 carrots, sliced diagonally
  • 1 red pepper, de-seeded and sliced
  • 1 green pepper, de-seeded and sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red chilli, de-seeded and sliced
  • 300g long grain rice

For the sauce

  • 3tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 3tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 3tbsp soy sauce
  • 3tbsp sherry
  • 2tbsp corn flour
  • 125g pineapple juice


  1. Add all the ingredients for the sauce into a mixing jug and whisk together. Set aside for later.

  2. In a large wok heat the oil on a high heat then add the onions and cook for 2-3 minutes. Meanwhile cook the rice according to the packet instructions.

  3. Add the chicken strips and cook until each piece has been browned all over. Add the vegetables and cook for 5 minutes.

  4. Pour the sauce over the dish and cook for a further 15 minutes. Serve immediately with the rice.

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