Sweet and Sour Chicken

Often a deep-fried takeaway favourite, here is our fresh and healthy take on the Sweet and Sour chicken. Tender meat and vegetables in a tangy sauce makes the perfect dish to inject flavour to your dinner!

  • 4
  • Serving

  • 10M
  • Prep

  • 10M
  • Cook

  • 20M
  • Total

  • 3

    Per Serving


  • 1tbsp Sunflower Oil
  • 2 Chicken Breasts, chopped
  • 1 White Onion, chopped
  • 1 Red Pepper, chopped
  • 60g Tenderstem Broccoli Tips
  • 60g Sugar Snap Peas
  • 230g Tin of Pineapple Chunks in Natural Juice
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
  • 2cm piece of Fresh Ginger, grated
  • 1tbsp Cornflour
  • 1tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1tbsp Rice or White Wine Vinegar
  • 1tbsp Soft Brown Sugar
  • 2tbsp Ketchup
  • 250g Uncle Ben’s Egg Fried Rice
  • 2 Spring Onions, sliced


  1. Firstly mix the sauce ingredients: Mix together the juice from the tinned pineapple, garlic, ginger, cornflour, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and ketchup together in a small bowl.
  2. Add the oil to a wok over a high heat. When smoking, add the chicken and stir fry until sealed. Follow with the onion, pepper, broccoli and sugar snap peas. Continue cooking until the vegetables begin to soften.
  3. Add the sauce mixture to the wok and bring to the boil before reducing to a simmer. After a few minutes the sauce should begin to thicken as the cornflour cooks. Chop the tinned pineapple and add to the pan to warm through.
  4. Heat the Uncle Ben's rice according to pack instructions. Split into two dishes and top with the sweet and sour chicken. Sprinkle with sliced spring onions and enjoy!


Calories 543
Carbohydrates (g) 70.9
Cholesterol (mg) 94
Dietary Fiber (g) 6.4
Energy (kJ) 2298
Protein (g) 40.8
Sugars (g) 28.7
Total Fat (g) 9.5
Saturated Fat (g) 1.5
Salt (g) 1.42
Sodium (mg) 569
Trans Fat (g) 0

Where to buy?

UNCLE BEN'S® Special Egg Fried Rice 250g


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