Stir-Fried Sweet and Sour Chicken

Stir-Fried Sweet and Sour Chicken


"Pan fried chicken served with an ever-popular sweet and sour sauce."


1 h servings 610 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 610 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 22.9 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 57.5 g
  • 115%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 167 mg
  • 56%
  • Sodium:
  • 730 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups water, SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener, vinegar, reserved pineapple syrup, and orange food coloring. Heat to boiling. Turn off heat. Combine 1/4 cup cornstarch and 1/4 cup water; slowly stir into saucepan. Continue stirring until mixture thickens.
  2. Combine flour, 2 tablespoons oil, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, salt, white pepper, and egg. Add 1 1/2 cups water gradually to make a thick batter. Stir to blend thoroughly. Add chicken pieces, and stir until chicken is well coated.
  3. Heat oil in skillet or wok to 360 degrees F (180 degrees C). Fry chicken pieces in hot oil until golden. Remove chicken, and drain on paper towels.
  4. When ready to serve, layer green peppers, pineapple chunks, and cooked chicken pieces on a platter. Pour hot sweet and sour sauce over top.


  • Note
  • This is a reduced sugar version of a recipe originally submitted by an Allrecipes home cook.
  • Serving Size: 1 3/4 cup stir-fried chicken
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  1. 18 Ratings


I really like this recipe but there are a few changes I made that I have found in similar recipes: First, for the sauce instead of adding the Splenda and food coloring I added 1/4 cup of sugar ...

I skipped battering and frying the chicken, we cubed it, cooked it in about 1/2 TBS olive oil and added diced veggies (onion, carrots, green pepper and a little celery) and let that saute about ...

I make this with chicken and pork tenderloin! My husband says it's much better (and healthier) than that our favorite Chinese Restaurant! I do use extra pineapple juice for the sauce! Yummy!

I dont like when I change the serving numbers on any recipe. I changed this one to 4 servings. The yeldings in the directions do not change and if you are not careful, you may mess up! Exampl...

the sauce was very tasty, i added carrot slices and watercrests (spelling???), and would make that again; however, the batter was a mess; clean up was bad enough, but the taste was not fit for c...

I loved this recipe. It came out absolutely delicious. I used a fresh pineapple for more flavor and it was amazing! I highly recommend

This recipe was easy ,it made great left-overs the next day!

I could not tell the difference between this and what you would buy at a take-out restaurant. The girl friend couldn't tell the difference either. I was a bit worried about the sauce, but it cam...

i added a bit more seasoning to the chicken to bring up the flavor, the parsley and basil made it smell even better, the sauce was okay but i ended up doing it over using the ketchup and sugar i...