Sweet and sour chicken stir-fry

Here's a flavour combination that everyone loves. Add that to a dish filled with fantastic fresh vegetables and you can't go wrong.

healthy sweet and sour chicken with vegetables
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPE Dinner
TIME TO MAKE 45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPE Dinner

Follow our step-by-step recipe guide.

Method

  1. For the sauce: whisk the pineapple juice and cornflour in a small bowl until there are no lumps. Add the soy sauce, tomato sauce and vinegar and stir. Set the sauce aside
  2. Heat oil over a medium heat in a frying pan
  3. Add garlic and ginger and stir-fry for one minute
  4. Add chicken and stir-fry for 5 minutes
  5. Add carrots, broccoli, and capsicum
  6. Stir through the sauce and pineapple pieces. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes
  7. Add spring onions and serve.
  • 1 can 
    pineapple pieces in juice (440g), drained with juice reserved
  • 2 tbsp
    cornflour
  • 2 tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp
    tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp
    oil
  • 2 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp
    crushed ginger
  • 500 g
    chicken breast, skinned and thinly sliced
  • carrots, sliced
  • broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces
  • capsicum, sliced
  • 2-3 
    spring onions, sliced
Per serve
  • Energy
    1340kJ
  • Total Fat
    7g
  • Saturated Fat
    1g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    28.7g
  • Sugars
    24.9g
  • Dietary Fibre
    9.5g
  • Sodium
    677mg