Another Family Favorite: Sweet & Sour Chicken

Years ago I visited my aunt who made the best meal – Sweet and Sour Chicken.  I asked her for the recipe and it has become one of our family favorites.  It doesn’t take a whole lot of preparation and the end result is totally worth it. Easy & delicious main dish- Sweet & Sour Chicken
This is another meal that hits the spot on a cold, windy day.  Mmmmm…. and it smells absolutely delicious.  My oldest is a very picky eater- he sort of inspects everything before he will take a bite.  This is one of the guaranteed meals he will eat.

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Sour Chicken


  • 2-3 chicken breasts
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 5-6 tsp. Worchestichire sauce
  • 2 c. pineapple juice
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 can pineapple chunks


  • Saute chopped onion and bell pepper.
  • Combine ketchup, garlic salt, pepper, W.s. sauce, pineapple juice (reserved from can of pineapple chunks), brown sugar and flour in a separate pan and heat until thickened.
  • Add sauted onion, bell pepper and pineapple chunks.
  • Pour mix over chicken and place in oven at 350 for 1 to 1 1/2 hours til chicken is done. Serve over white rice.
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Hi- I'm Mique (as in Mickey). I started 30days as an idea file a few years ago. After three years and hundreds of ideas, I now realize that I'll never check them all off my list. When I'm not creating, I love spending time with family and friends and long drives, especially if they end at the beach.


  1. Maria says

    Made this tonight and it was delicious. I used 4 smallish breasts and I felt like I could have used more chicken for the amount of sauce.


  2. Michelle Kuntz says

    So I made sweet & sour chicken, smelt tremendous as baking. When I tried it I thought wow spicy. Is that from werschtishire sauce?

  3. says

    Do you use 2 c pineapple juice or the reserve from the can of pineapple chunks? The recipe calls for 2 c, but directions states the reserve. I made the recipe using 2 cans reserve as it was dry with one can & it turned out but I’m making again so I wanted to ask :D

  4. SIndi says

    I could “smell” this cooking as I looked at the photo and read the instruction:)

    I too send my sympathy on the loss of your precious father.