Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Tags: Main Course

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Ready Time: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Smucker's® Red Plum Jam
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules

BATTER

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 to 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil, for frying
  • 1 large green pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (8 oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained
  • Hot cooked rice

Preparation Directions

  • DRAIN tomatoes, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Set drained tomatoes aside. Blend reserved juice, plum jam, vinegar, sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, soy sauce and bouillon granules in small bowl.
  • BLEND water, flour, 1/3 cup cornstarch, salt, garlic powder and pepper in medium bowl. Add chicken. Stir to coat.
  • HEAT 2 to 3 inches oil in large saucepan to 350ºF. Remove several pieces chicken from batter with slotted spoon. Add to oil. Fry 3 to 4 minutes, or until light golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining chicken.
  • RESERVE 2 tablespoons oil in saucepan. Discard remaining oil. Add green pepper and onion to saucepan. Stir-fry over medium-high heat about 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomato juice mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • STIR in pineapple chunks, cooked chicken and reserved drained tomatoes. Cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with rice.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/4 of recipe), Calories 590 (Calories from Fat 140), Total Fat 16g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 1140mg, Total Carbohydrate 93g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 38g), Protein 18g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 90%, Calcium 8%, Iron 15%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.