Easy Sweet Sour Chicken
I LOVE Chinese Food but not usually the calorie count that comes with the fried meat and heavy sauces. I was thrilled to find a lighter version of this recipe without having to consume so many calories. Plus this has a better shelf life then deep fried chicken!
1 pound of chicken (I got it from Zaycon Foods)
1 bag of frozen stir fry veggies
1 jar of Sweet and Sour sauce (I like La Choy Brand or you can make your own)
1 tablespooon olive oil
1 can Chow Mein Noodles
1 small can of pineapple (optional)
This picture is for a double batch!
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!