Speedy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Speedy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Speedy Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe

Speedy Sweet and Sour Chicken

  • Preparation Time – 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time – 15 minutes
  • Servings 4


  • 120ml (½ cup) pineapple juice or orange juice
  • 3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar or white wine vinegar 
  • 1 tbsp (approx. 15g) of tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp Boyne Valley Pure & Natural Honey
  • ½ tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil for cooking
  • 2 bell peppers sliced
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts or large thighs diced
  • Sesame seeds, cashews, spring onions and rice of choice to serve


  1. Whisk together juice through to cornstarch in a jug and set to one side.
  2. Add olive or coconut oil to a hot pan. Fry the peppers for 5 – 6 minutes and set to one side in a bowl.
  3. Then add the chicken to the pan and cook for 8 – 10 minutes, until nicely browned on all sides and cooked through.
  4. Return the peppers to the pan, along with the sauce.
  5. Mix everything together and allow to simmer for 3 -5 minutes until thickened to desired consistency. Give it an occasional whisk during this time. (Be sure to use a silicone whisk to prevent damaging your pan!)
  6. Serve with a side of fluffy rice of choice and garnished with sesame seeds and spring onions.
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