Community Recipe
from [LoriGiannotti]
Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Cooking Light "Pounding" thin cutlets in a flash recipe

  • Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: 6 oz )


  • 4 (6 oz) ounce(s) Chicken breast (or thin fillets)
  • Salt n Pepper Sprinkle chicken
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1/4 cup(s) Lower sodium fat free chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoon(s) Apricot Preserves
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) Lower sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Lime juice
  • 2 teaspoon(s) Thai chile paste or chile garlic sauce


Place skinless, boneless chicken breast halves between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; pound to 1/2-inch thickness. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan. Add chicken, sauté 3 minutes on each side or until done. Transfer chicken to a serving platter. Add 1/4 cup chicken broth, 3 tablespoons apricot preserve, and soy sauce to the pan. Bring to a boil. Stir. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in lime juice and chile paste. Spoon over chicken; garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.

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