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Healthy Sweet and Sour Chicken

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An easy and guilt-free recipe for classic sweet and sour chicken with tons of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2 inch thickness and chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 white or yellow onion, chopped
  • Sauce

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar (may sub white vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt*
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Instructions

  • First prepare the sauce. Add sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic powder, onion salt, and ketchup to a medium sauce pan. Stir and bring to a boil. In a small bowl whisk together the 1 tablespoon corn starch and cold water until dissolved. Add to sauce pan and stir until thickened, then reduce to low heat.
  • Add chicken pieces and corn starch to a large ziplock bag. Seal and shake to coat chicken. Drizzle a large pan or skillet with oil. Add coated chicken. Saute over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add peppers and onions. Continue to saute over medium heat until chicken is browned and cooked through.
  • Add sauce to chicken and peppers. Stir to coat well. Serve warm with cooked rice if desired.
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