Search thousands of recipes reviewed by home cooks like you.

Vinegar Chicken

Vinegar Chicken

Elly D.

Tender, aromatic chicken dish. My grandmother used to make this. Viva la Vinegar!

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings

Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 6 servings



Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 385 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 22.1 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 29.9 g
  • 60%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 793 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion slices in oil until translucent. Add chicken pieces and saute until browned.
  2. Add tomato sauce. Fill empty tomato sauce can with cider vinegar and add to skillet. Add salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. Stir all together and simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink inside.
Rate recipe

Your rating




Holy vinegar! This ran me completely out of apple cider vinegar, and only put a cup in. Even with toning down the vinegar, it was pretty much unpalatable. No one would touch it except me (the vinegar lover) and even I had trouble with it.

Amy Lynne

I loved this recipe! I did make some changes though. I was only cooking for two and used chicken tenders(about 8) instead of a whole chicken. I used 8oz. of tomato sauce and put about 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar. My guy isn't really a vinegar guy, so I tamed it down using a little bit of sugar, some basil, and a dash of savory. Very tasty!! Thank you for this recipe!


This is very similar to my family's dish for more than a hundred year I'm still trying to find out where they got this from because no other Vietnamese know it. It taste very good and I love it!