Sweet & Sour Pineapple Chicken

Picture yourself on a tropical getaway, with the sun kissing your skin and the ocean’s gentle breeze tousling your hair. What better way to bring a taste of that paradise to your table than with this delectable Sweet & Sour Pineapple Chicken? This dish is a symphony of flavors, where succulent chicken meets the tangy punch of pineapple, all coated in a beautifully balanced sweet and sour sauce. It’s a culinary journey that will transport your taste buds to a beachside paradise.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Sliced green onions, for garnish


  1. Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper. In a large pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add a bit more oil if needed, then sauté the garlic, onion, and red bell pepper until softened.
  4. In a bowl, whisk together ketchup, rice vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, and cornstarch.
  5. Pour the sauce into the pan with the vegetables. Add the pineapple chunks and cooked chicken. Stir well to coat everything with the sauce.
  6. Let the mixture simmer for a few minutes until the sauce thickens and the flavors meld together.
  7. Serve the Sweet & Sour Pineapple Chicken over steamed rice, garnished with sesame seeds and sliced green onions.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Experience a tropical culinary escape with this Sweet & Sour Pineapple Chicken. Juicy chicken, vibrant vegetables, and pineapple combine in a perfect harmony of flavors, coated in a delightful sweet and sour sauce.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320, Fat: 8g, Carbohydrates: 42g, Protein: 24g

Picture yourself indulging in every forkful of this exquisite dish, savoring the balance of sweet and tangy notes as they dance on your palate. The succulent chicken is a canvas for the colorful medley of peppers, onions, and juicy pineapple chunks. With every bite, you’ll be transported to the tropical haven you’ve been longing for. Whether you’re enjoying it with family or friends, this Sweet & Sour Pineapple Chicken is more than a meal – it’s a culinary journey that brings the paradise of flavors right to your table.

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