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A Chick Recipe: Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

This recipe is for my favorite Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken.

This recipe is one that I cook atleast once a month.  I am not a “from scratch” cooker- I don’t actually like cooking all that much so I tend to make things that are very simple.   It does not get a whole lot easier than this.


1 pound of chicken (I got it from Zaycon Foods [2])
1 bag of frozen stir fry veggies
1 jar of Sweet and Sour sauce
1 tablespooon olive oil
1 can Chow Mein Noodles
1 small can of pineapple (optional)

When I made this recipe (and took the pictures) I made a double batch so that’s why all the pictures are twice the ingredients.

Step 1: Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces


Step 2: Put the olive oil into a skillet and heat


Step 3: Brown the chicken in the skillet- be sure it is cooked all the way through

Step 4: Once it is completely cooked add the frozen veggies- stir the veggies in with the chicken until they are completely cooked


Step 5: Add the Sweet and Sour sauce and the pineapple (optional).  How much sauce you use depends on how you like it!  Stir this just long enough that everything is coated and the sauce is hot all the way through.

Step 6:  Dish out onto plates!  Add the chow mein noodles right before you serve

This is a nice easy meal that can be prepared in about 20 minutes including prep time.  It also reheats great- I usually have leftovers for several days!