Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir-Fry

Dinner's ready in 30 minutes! Try chicken breasts stir-fried and partnered with a tangy sweet-and-sour sauce.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
eggs
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
1/4
cup vegetable oil
3
medium carrots, cut diagonally into 1/4-inch slices (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into strips (1 cup)
1
small onion, thinly sliced, separated into rings (1/3 cup)
1
can (20 oz) pineapple chunks, drained
1/2
cup sweet-and-sour sauce
Cooked rice, if desired
  • 1 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix Bisquick mix and pepper.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat eggs slightly. Stir in chicken until coated. Using slotted spoon, remove chicken from eggs; place in bag with Bisquick mix. Seal bag; shake bag until chicken is coated.
  • 3 In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add carrots; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add bell pepper and onion; cook 2 minutes longer, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet.
  • 4 In same skillet, heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil. Add chicken; cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown on outside and no longer pink in center. Add vegetables; cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot. Stir in pineapple and sweet-and-sour sauce; cook until hot. Serve over cooked rice.

Expert Tips

Buy chicken already cut up for stir-fries from larger supermarkets.

This stir-fry chicken recipe first appeared in a 1986 magazine ad.

Zucchini or broccoli work well in stir-fries, too.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.