Quick and Easy Chicken

Quick and Easy Chicken


"A tangy, quick, and easy chicken dish - prepared on the stove top in under 1/2 an hour! Quick and delicious! Serve over rice."


servings 255 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 28.3 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 655 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Saute onion in oil until translucent.
  2. Add chicken, and brown lightly.
  3. Combine ketchup, soy sauce, sugar, lemon juice, and pepper; mix well. Pour over chicken, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 25 to 35 minutes.
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  1. 644 Ratings


I am 12 years old and I love to cook. I was looking for a chicken recipe to make for my family because I was tired of the same ole stuff ya know?? Well this recipe turned out GREAT!! Even my Dad...

This was wonderful. I will make this again. As recommended by other reviewers, I doubled the sauce, and I only added 1/2 tsp of pepper. I also cooked it for about 40 minutes, and I disolved a sp...

Doubled the sauce quantity - my family loves plenty of sauce with anything for dinner.

This was very good, but nothing exceptional. I took others' advise and tripled the sauce without tripling everything, and I'm glad that I did. 9 Tbs. ketchup, 6 Tbs. soy sauce, 5 1/2 Tbs. white ...

Excellent! I tripled the sauce recipe, and it was perfect. I did, however, when tripling the sauce, cut the sugar by a third (6 tbl instead of 9) and added a handful of sliced mushrooms at the e...

Well we liked that one! I didn't put the sugar in at all because we don't like sauces to be too sweet. Only wish there was more sauce...it all seems to reduce too much so next time I will make m...

I named this Sweet & Zesty Chicken. I followed the suggestion of other reviewers and made more sauce than suggested because we love sauce on our rice. I did 1/2 c + 1 Tbs. ketchup, 1/4c + 2Tbs. ...

This was pretty good. I scaled the recipe down for two people, but ended up needing to make enough sauce for four people in order to have enough to simmer. Next time I make it, I'll probably sub...

I'm not a big fan of chicken but I really liked this! I left out the oil and used cooking spray to grease my skillet and I chopped up the chicken in small pieces before browning it.