"Fish, to taste right, must swim three times - in water, in butter, and in wine."--Polish Proverb

Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Sweet and Sour Chicken, by , is from Brumbaugh Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary DeJong
Added: Tuesday, November 1, 2005


4 large pieces of chicken
1/2 c. flour
1/3 c. oil
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper


1 can (13 1/2 oz.) pineapple chunks
1 c. sugar
2 T. cornstarch
3/4 c. cider vinegar
1 T. soy sauce
1/4 tsp. ginger
1 chicken bouillon cube
1 lg. green pepper - cut into 1/2 in. strips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Skin and wash chicken, pat dry and cut into any size pieces you want. Coat chicken with flour. Heat oil and brown chicken. Arrange pieces in a baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Sauce: Drain pineapple, pouring syrup into 2 cup measure. Add water to make 1 1/4 c. liquid. In medium pan, combine sugar, cornstarch, pineapple juice, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger and bouillon cube. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 2 minutes. Pour over chicken. Bake covered 30 minutes. Add pineapple and green pepper. Bake uncovered 30 minutes longer or until chicken is tender. Serve with rice.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!