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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Oxmoor House

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup rice)
The grated fresh ginger in this classic Chinese recipe makes the chicken extra sweet. Substitute pork tenderloin in place of chicken thighs, if desired.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion (about 1 medium)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans pineapple chunks in juice, drained
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 3 cups hot cooked white rice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 332
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 3.4 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 18.4 g
  • carbohydrate 57 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 63 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 348 mg
  • calcium 38 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 12 ingredients in an electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours or HIGH for 4 hours. Serve over rice.

  2. Equipment Tip: To grate ginger quickly, we recommend using a Microplane grater. It's a kitchen must-have.

Cook's Notes

To grate ginger quickly, we recommend using a Microplane grater. It's a kitchen must-have.

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