Sweet and sour chicken

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This homemade sweet and sour sauce is much tastier than any takeaway. Served with noodles, this simple meal will become a firm favourite with your family.



  • onion 1, peeled and chopped
  • peppers 2, chopped
  • olive oil a drizzle
  • tomato ketchup 9tbsp
  • malt vinegar 3tbsp
  • muscovado sugar 4tbsp
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • chicken breasts 4, chopped 
  • pineapple 1 can, drained
  • spring onions and noodles to serve 


  • Step 1

    Fry the chopped onion and chopped peppers in drizzle of olive oil. Stir in the tomato ketchup, malt vinegar, muscovado sugar and crushed garlic cloves.

    Add the chopped chicken breasts to the wok with a drained can of pineapple. Simmer until cooked through. Serve with spring onions and noodles.