Tropical Chicken with Pineapple in Sweet and Sour Sauce

Let’s make a yummy chicken dish that’s sweet, tangy, and full of pineapple goodness! This recipe is all about taking simple chicken breast and mixing it with pineapple and a tasty sauce to make something really special. It’s easy to cook and so delicious to eat. Perfect for when you want to try something new and exciting for your meal. Get ready to enjoy chicken in a whole new way!


  • Chicken Breast: 300g, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste
  • Paprika: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cornstarch: 1 tablespoon
  • Vegetable Oil: For frying
  • Onion: 1, chopped
  • Bell Pepper: 1, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Canned Pineapple Rings: 5, cut into pieces
  • Brown Sugar: 1 teaspoon
  • Soy Sauce: 3 tablespoons
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic: 1 clove, minced
  • Sweet and Sour Sauce: 1 teaspoon
  • Ketchup: 1 tablespoon
  • Spring Onions: A bunch, chopped for garnish


  1. Prep the Chicken: Season the chicken pieces with salt, pepper, and paprika. Dust them with cornstarch until well coated. This not only seasons the chicken but also gives it a nice crust when fried.
  2. Fry the Chicken: Heat some vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the chicken pieces and fry until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  3. Sauté the Veggies: In the same pan, add a bit more oil if needed and toss in the chopped onion and bell pepper. Sauté for about 2 minutes until they start to soften but still retain some crunch.
  4. Create the Sauce: To the veggies, add the pineapple pieces, brown sugar, soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, minced garlic, sweet and sour sauce, and ketchup. Mix thoroughly to blend and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer. Allow it to cook for a few minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
  5. Combine Chicken and Sauce: Return the fried chicken to the pan, mixing well to ensure each piece is coated in the sweet and sour sauce. Continue cooking them together for an additional 2-3 minutes, allowing the flavors to blend harmoniously.
  6. Garnish and Serve: Once everything is heated through and coated in sauce, transfer the dish to a serving platter. Sprinkle chopped spring onions over the top for a fresh, colorful finish.

Serving Suggestions:

Enjoy your Tropical Chicken with Pineapple alongside steamed rice or noodles for a complete meal. The combination of tender chicken, tangy pineapple, and the rich, flavorful sauce makes for a delightful dish that’s perfect for any day of the week.

Bon appétit! Dive into this delicious fusion of flavors and enjoy a meal that’s sure to impress.

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