Sweet and Sour Chicken

Chicken Helper® sweet & sour chicken, vegetables and pineapple—a colorful dinner that’s ready in just 30 minutes!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
box Chicken Helper® sweet & sour chicken
2
cups water for rice
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
small onion, cut into thin wedges
1/2
large green bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1/2
large red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1 1/4
cups hot water for sauce
1
can (20 oz) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 Pour rice (from Chicken Helper box) into 2-quart saucepan. Add 2 cups water. Heat just to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 20 minutes, without stirring, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut chicken into 1-inch pieces; pat dry if necessary. Place chicken in medium bowl. Add seasoned coating (from Chicken Helper box); toss to coat.
  • 3 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell peppers; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet. In same skillet, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Carefully add chicken; cook about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until deep golden brown on all sides.
  • 4 Carefully pour 1 1/4 cups hot water into skillet with chicken; stir in sauce mix (from Chicken Helper box). Return vegetables to skillet. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens and chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in pineapple; heat until hot. Serve over rice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    360mg
    360%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    62g
    62%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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