Sweet & Sour Chicken

A delightful taste that’s simple to make. Everyone will surely want seconds!

Prep: 5-10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Difficulty: Easy
Serves: 4


9 tbsp tomato ketchup
3 tbsp malt vinegar
4 tbsp dark muscovado sugar
2 garlic cloves, crushed
4 skinless and boneless chicken breast, cut into chunks
1 small onion, roughly chopped
2 red peppers, seeded and cut into chunks
227g 8oz can pineapple pieces in juice, drained
100g sugar snap peas, roughly sliced
handful salted, roasted cashew nuts, optional


  1. In a large microwaveable dish, mix the ketchup, vinegar, sugar and garlic thoroughly with the chicken, onion and peppers.
  2. Microwave, uncovered, on High for 8-10 minutes until the chicken is starting to cook and the sauce is sizzling.
  3. Stir in the pineapple pieces and sugar snap peas and return to the microwave for another 3-5 minutes until the chicken is completely cooked.
  4. Leave to stand for a few minutes, then stir in the cashews, if using, and serve.

Recipe from bbcgoodfood.com

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