Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

This quick and easy sweet and sour chicken will be ready to eat in less than 30 minutes.

Preparation time

  • Prep 10 m
  • Cook 15 m
  • Ready In 25 m

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 3 celery ribs, sliced
  • 2 green bell peppers, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple with syrup
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

  1. Combine flour, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper in a shallow dish.
  2. Roll and coat chicken cubes in flour mixture.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook and stir chicken in hot oil until not longer pink in the center and juices run clear, 8 to 10 minutes, remove and set aside.
  5. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in the same skillet over medium heat.
  6. Cook and stir celery, green peppers, and onion in heated oil until slightly tender, about 5 minutes.
  7. Return chicken to the skillet.
  8. Whisk ketchup, lemon juice, pineapple, and brown sugar in a bowl, pour into the skillet, bring to a boil.
  9. Cook and stir chicken and vegetables in sauce until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

Source: allrecipes.com

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