Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken + Weekly Menu

If you want to add more Chinese recipes to your repertoire, Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken + Weekly Menu might be a recipe you should try. For $2.23 per serving, this recipe covers 23% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 4 servings with 404 calories, 28g of protein, and 10g of fat each. A couple people really liked this main course. Head to the store and pick up water, green onions, olive oil, and a few other things to make it today. 50 people were impressed by this recipe. It is brought to you by Prevention Rd. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 25 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. With a spoonacular score of 79%, this dish is solid. Similar recipes are Nine Vegetable Hot and Sour Soup + Weekly Menu, Sweet Potato and Sausage Strata + Weekly Menu, and Sweet Potato and Apple Breakfast Bake + Weekly Menu.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 10 minutes

Cooking duration: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients:

3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

2 Tbsp brown sugar

1 Tbsp + 1 tsp cornstarch, divided

2 large egg whites

2 tsp fresh ginger, grated

3 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces

6 Tbsp ketchup

1½ Tbsp lower-sodium soy sauce

2 Tbsp olive oil, divided

1½ cups fresh pineapple chunks

1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces

¼ cup water

Equipment:

whisk

bowl

frying pan

slotted spoon

Cooking instruction summary:

In a medium bowl, whisk to combine the egg whites and 1 tablespoon cornstarch; add chicken and toss to coat.In a second bowl, whisk together the remaining 1 teaspoon cornstarch, ketchup, and next 4 ingredients (through soy sauce).Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add bell pepper to pan; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pineapple, ginger, and onions to pan; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer bell pepper mixture to a plate.Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken to the skillet, allowing any excess egg white mixture to drip off into the bowl. Cook 6 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through. Add ketchup mixture and bell pepper mixture to pan. Bring to a simmer; simmer 2-3 minutes or thickened.

 

Step by step:


1. In a medium bowl, whisk to combine the egg whites and 1 tablespoon cornstarch; add chicken and toss to coat.In a second bowl, whisk together the remaining 1 teaspoon cornstarch, ketchup, and next 4 ingredients (through soy sauce).

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

3. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat.

4. Add bell pepper to pan; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Add pineapple, ginger, and onions to pan; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

6. Transfer bell pepper mixture to a plate.

7. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken to the skillet, allowing any excess egg white mixture to drip off into the bowl. Cook 6 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through.

8. Add ketchup mixture and bell pepper mixture to pan. Bring to a simmer; simmer 2-3 minutes or thickened.


Nutrition Information:

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330k Calories
27g Protein
10g Total Fat
31g Carbs
20% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
330k
17%

Fat
10g
16%

  Saturated Fat
1g
10%

Carbohydrates
31g
11%

  Sugar
25g
29%

Cholesterol
72mg
24%

Sodium
597mg
26%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
27g
55%

Vitamin B3
13mg
65%

Vitamin C
50mg
61%

Selenium
40µg
58%

Vitamin B6
1mg
53%

Phosphorus
273mg
27%

Vitamin K
25µg
25%

Vitamin A
1230IU
25%

Potassium
755mg
22%

Vitamin B5
1mg
18%

Vitamin B2
0.29mg
17%

Magnesium
57mg
14%

Vitamin E
2mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.19mg
13%

Copper
0.19mg
10%

Fiber
2g
9%

Folate
32µg
8%

Manganese
0.15mg
8%

Iron
1mg
7%

Zinc
0.96mg
6%

Calcium
41mg
4%

Vitamin B12
0.24µg
4%

covered percent of daily need
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