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5-Ingredient Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

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5-Ingredient Sweet-and-Sour Chicken
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 4
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This five-ingredient easy chicken is perfect for a quick weeknight meal.
Updated Mar 3, 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 bottle (10 oz) sweet-and-sour sauce (3/4 cup)
  • 1 can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits in juice, drained

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  • 2
    Add bell pepper and sweet-and-sour sauce; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bell pepper is tender. Stir in pineapple; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until hot.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To add crunch, sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped cashews.
  • tip 2
    Serve over cooked rice.
  • tip 3
    Boneless skinless chicken breasts can be used instead of chicken thighs.
  • tip 4
    Garnish with sliced green onions.

Nutrition Information

420 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 36g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 31g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
15g
24%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
165mg
54%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
31g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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