Baked sweet and sour chicken on a bed of white rice.
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Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

This version is baked in the oven, save calories and money. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Baked sweet and sour chicken, Chicken Recipes, Sweet and Sour
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 1037kcal
Author Stephanie Manley

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds chicken cut up into pieces
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper

Sweet and Sour Sauce

  • 13.5 ounces Pineapple Chunks
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger
  • 1 chicken Bouillon Cube
  • 1 Green Pepper cut into strips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Wash chicken dry, and coat with flour. Heat oil and brown the chicken in a skillet.  Do not cook the chicken all of the way.  Do not cook the chicken all of the way through. 
  • Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.

Sweet and Sour Sauce

  •  Drain pineapple and add enough water to the drained liquid to make 1 1/4 cups. 
  • Mix sauce ingredients and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Pour sweet and sour sauce over the chicken. Add pineapple and green pepper.
  •  Bake until tender, about 30 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees.

Recipe Tips

The recipe comes from Sue A. Mertens Minick from Hazelwood, MO. She actually found this site on the internet, and she turns out to be family.

Nutrition

Calories: 1037kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 72g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 283mg | Sodium: 982mg | Potassium: 867mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 4.3mg
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