20-Minute Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe: Super Simple Asian Chicken Recipe Is Stress Free by 30Seconds Food

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20-Minute Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe: Super Simple Asian Chicken Recipe Is Stress Free

Sweet and sour chicken can be made in so many ways. This simple sweet and sour chicken recipe has crisp peppers and onions in a flavorful, sweet sauce – and cooks in 20 minutes. No stress! 

Serve this delicious dinner recipe with rice and egg rolls for an easy, flavorful meal. 

Cuisine: Asian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes




Chicken and Vegetables

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 onion, cut into large pieces
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the slurry ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside. 
  2. To make the sauce, combine all the ingredients. Bring to a boil. Add the cornstarch slurry. Reduce heat to low and cook about 5 minutes. Turn off the heat. 
  3. Put the cornstarch in a plastic zipper bag. Season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken and shake to coat. 
  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok. Add the chicken and cook until browned and cooked through, about 6 to 7 minutes. Remove to a plate. 
  5. Add the red and green bell pepper and onion. Cook until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan.
  6. Add the sauce and cook for about 2 minutes or until thickened. Garnish with sesame seeds, if desired. 

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Skillets $10 & Up
Woks $10 & Up
Sesame Seeds $3 & Up
Sugar $3 & Up
Ketchup $2 & Up
Brown Sugar $2 & Up
Cornstarch $2 & Up
Sesame Oil $3 & Up
Vegetable Oil $2 & Up

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Love sweet and sour chicken! 😍
Elisa Schmitz
Love the addition of vegetables to this dish. Always looking for nutrition and flavor boosters, yum!
This looks like a great mix of vegetables are there any fruits that are being cooked that can be implemented in this recipe and also is there just chicken fish or beef tofu could be used thanks
Donna John
I think pineapple would be delicious in this recipe! Rosseyes

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