Healthy Sweet & Sour Chicken

Servings: 4


  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts pounded to ½ inch thickness and chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • cup corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • ½ white or yellow onion chopped
  • sauce
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar may sub white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion salt*
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch + 2 tablespoon cold water


  • First prepare the sauce. Add sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic powder, onion salt, and ketchup to a medium sauce pan. Stir and bring to a boil. In a small bowl whisk together the 1 tablespoon corn starch and cold water until dissolved. Add to sauce pan and stir until thickened, then reduce to low heat.
  • Add chicken pieces and corn starch to a large ziplock bag. Seal and shake to coat chicken. Drizzle a large pan or skillet with oil. Add coated chicken. Saute over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add peppers and onions. Continue to saute over medium heat until chicken is browned and cooked through.
  • Add sauce to chicken and peppers. Stir to coat well. Serve warm with cooked rice if desired.



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