What’s for dinner? Sweet and sour chicken stir fry

This sweet and sour chicken recipe is a quick mid-week solution for the busy cook. Simply chop up a medley of delicious fruit and veg flavours, fry and enjoy.

You’ll need: 500ml sliced carrots; 250ml diced green pepper; sunflower oil as required; 8 chicken breast fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces; 1 x 825 g can Rhodes Quality Pineapple Rings in Light Syrup, drained and halved, syrup reserved; 125ml vinegar; 250ml Rhodes Quality Tomato Puree; 500ml prepared chicken stock; 65ml brown sugar; 15ml chopped garlic; salt and pepper.

How to: 

Stir-fry the carrots and green pepper in a little oil until glossy then add the chicken and fry until golden, about two minutes.

Drain the can of Rhodes Quality Pineapple Rings in Light Syrup, reserve the syrup and halve the pineapple rings.

Add the rings to the chicken together with the syrup then add the vinegar, tomato puree, chicken stock, sugar and garlic.

Bring to a boil and thicken with the cornflour mixed with a little water.

Season to taste then simmer briefly, just until the chicken is cooked through.

Serve with rice or noodles.

*Recipe and image by Rhodes Quality

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