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LA weight loss- Sweet and Sour chicken

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This LA weight loss sweet and sour chicken recipe is one that is healthy and a real treat for the taste buds. Using the stir fry method of cooking it ensures that minimum oil is used for cooking. The chicken broth too is low sodium and the cooking spray low fat. A delicious accompaniment with rice. A real comfort food that would see you through your diet and exercise regime.
  Boneless chicken 6 Ounce
  Chicken broth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 Small
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 3
  Red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Pineapple pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato ketchup 2 Tablespoon

Cut the chicken into cubes of 1” each. Take a skillet or saucepan and add in the cooking spray. Now add the onions and green pepper. Saute till the vegetables are tender. Add in the chicken pieces and stir fry. Saute till the chicken is well-cooked. Add in the red wine vinegar, vinegar and the sugar. Stir. Add the chicken broth and cook till the sauce thickens (if the sauce is very thin in consistency you could add cornflour mixed in water to thicken it. Let it coat the chicken pieces and vegetables well. Serve with rice or noodles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Stir Fried
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 230 Calories from Fat 32

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.7%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 45 mg15%

Sodium 307.6 mg12.8%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%

Sugars 26.8 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 58.2%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

LA Weight Loss- Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe