Sweet & sour chicken & veg

A trusty takeaway favourite just got superhealthy. Make ahead and freeze for Friday!

Add the corn and sauce. Bubble for 2 mins, add tomatoes and cook for 2 mins until the sauce thickens, the chicken is cooked and the vegetables are tender. Serve with rice, if you like.

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cooking time: 20 Min
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Publisher: Bbcgoodfood.com


  • 425g can pineapple Pineapple pine-ap-pelWith its tuft of spiky, dusty green leaves and cross-hatched, golden orange skin, the pineapple… chunks, drained, juice reserved
  • 2 tbsp each tomato ketchup, malt vinegar and cornflour
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion Onion un-yunOnions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia… , chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 red and green pepper, chopped
  • 2 carrots Carrot ka-rotThe carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root… , sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 125g packs baby corn, sliced lengthways
  • 2 tomatoes Tomato toe-mart-ohA member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in… , quartered
  • cooked rice Rice r-eye-sRice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most… , to serve

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