Sweet and Sour Chicken with Cherries

If you have around 20 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Sweet and Sour Chicken with Cherries might be an awesome gluten free and dairy free recipe to try. For 99 cents per serving, you get a side dish that serves 4. One serving contains 211 calories, 6g of protein, and 10g of fat. A couple people made this recipe, and 48 would say it hit the spot. This recipe is typical of Chinese cuisine. It is brought to you by Steamy Kitchen. If you have red bell pepper, onion, cornstarch, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. Overall, this recipe earns a not so awesome spoonacular score of 37%. Users who liked this recipe also liked Gluten-Free Wild Rice Salad with Chanterelles, Sour Cherries and Cashew Sour Cream, Boozy Sour Cherries, and Clafoutis with sour cherries.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 10 minutes

Cooking duration: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar

1 ½ cups fresh cherries (2 handfuls), pitted and halved

6 ounces boneless chicken, cut into bite sized pieces

2 tablespoons cooking oil, divided

½ teaspoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

3 tablespoons ketchup

½ onion, cut into 1” chunks

3 tablespoons orange juice

1/2 red pepper, cut into 1” chunks

1 tablespoon soy sauce

3 tablespoons white vinegar

1/2 yellow pepper, cut into 1” chunks

Equipment:

whisk

bowl

frying pan

wok

stove

Cooking instruction summary:

In a bowl, toss the chicken meat with the soy sauce and cornstarch.In a separate bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the sweet and sour sauce.Heat a wok or saute pan over high heat. Swirl in just 1 tablespoon of the cooking oil. When hot, add in the marinated chicken. Spread chicken out all over the surface of wok in single layer. Let cook for 2 minutes, undisturbed, until browned. Flip chicken pieces and brown the other side, about 1 minute. Chicken should be browned but still uncooked in the middle. Remove chicken from wok and set aside.Keep the wok on stove and turn the heat to medium-high. Swirl in the remaining cooking oil. When hot, add the onions and stir fry for 1 minute. Add in the cherries, red and yellow bell peppers. Stir fry for 2 minutes, until the bell peppers are cooked, but still colorful and crunchy.Add the partially cooked chicken back into the wok and pour in the sweet and sour sauce. Bring to a simmer and cook an additional minute, or until the chicken is fully cooked through. Careful not to overcook the chicken!

 

Step by step:


1. In a bowl, toss the chicken meat with the soy sauce and cornstarch.In a separate bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the sweet and sour sauce.

2. Heat a wok or saute pan over high heat. Swirl in just 1 tablespoon of the cooking oil. When hot, add in the marinated chicken.

3. Spread chicken out all over the surface of wok in single layer.

4. Let cook for 2 minutes, undisturbed, until browned. Flip chicken pieces and brown the other side, about 1 minute. Chicken should be browned but still uncooked in the middle.

5. Remove chicken from wok and set aside.Keep the wok on stove and turn the heat to medium-high. Swirl in the remaining cooking oil. When hot, add the onions and stir fry for 1 minute.

6. Add in the cherries, red and yellow bell peppers. Stir fry for 2 minutes, until the bell peppers are cooked, but still colorful and crunchy.

7. Add the partially cooked chicken back into the wok and pour in the sweet and sour sauce. Bring to a simmer and cook an additional minute, or until the chicken is fully cooked through. Careful not to overcook the chicken!


Nutrition Information:

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210 Calories
5g Protein
10g Total Fat
24g Carbs
4% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
210
11%

Fat
10g
16%

  Saturated Fat
1g
9%

Carbohydrates
24g
8%

  Sugar
18g
21%

Cholesterol
15mg
5%

Sodium
370mg
16%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
5g
11%

Vitamin C
58mg
71%

Vitamin A
640IU
13%

Vitamin E
1mg
12%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.22mg
11%

Potassium
314mg
9%

Fiber
1g
8%

Vitamin K
7µg
7%

Manganese
0.14mg
7%

Phosphorus
64mg
6%

Folate
22µg
6%

Vitamin B2
0.09mg
5%

Magnesium
20mg
5%

Copper
0.1mg
5%

Selenium
3µg
5%

Vitamin B5
0.43mg
4%

Iron
0.73mg
4%

Vitamin B1
0.06mg
4%

Zinc
0.45mg
3%

Calcium
20mg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.06µg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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