Try this quick and simple sweet and sour chicken recipe that doesn't require deep frying.


  • 1 chicken thigh, meat removed from the bone and cut into strips

  • 30g broccoli, thinly sliced

  • Half a carrot, cut into strips

  • Third of a red pepper, cut into strips

  • 30g tinned pineapple chunks

  • 30g basmati rice, cooked as per the instructions on the packet

  • 30ml chicken stock

  • Cornflour for dusting

  • Half a clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 tbsp each of the following:

  • Worcester sauce

  • Soy sauce

  • Tomato ketchup

  • 1 tsp each of the following:

  • Ground ginger

  • Chilli flakes


  • 1.

    Dust the chicken strips with cornflour and fry for 5 minutes until crispy and golden.

  • 2.

    Fry off the carrot and pepper in vegetable oil for 30 seconds, before adding the broccoli and frying for a further 3 minutes, adding the chicken stock after 2 minutes and season.

  • 3.

    Add the chicken to the pan along with the ginger, garlic, pineapple and chilli flakes.

  • 4.

    In a bowl, combine the Worcester sauce, soy sauce and ketchup.  Add this mixture to the chicken and vegetables and cook for a further minute.

  • 5.

    Serve with the cooked basmati rice.

Like this recipe? Subscribe to our newsletter to get more recipes like this delivered striaght to your inbox.

By registering you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Privacy Notice

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings