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15-Minute Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

15-minute sweet and sour chicken - a speedy, healthy fakeaway that's ready before a takeaway would even arrive! Gluten-free + Coeliac-friendly
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 -3
Author Becky Excell


For the sauce:

  • 100 g tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp gluten-free soy sauce
  • 80 g sugar light brown or caster
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 230 ml water

For the rest:

  • 2 tbsp garlic oil
  • 1 pepper chopped (any colour!)
  • 150 g pineapple chopped (tinned or fresh)
  • 250-300 g chicken breast chopped
  • 1 tbsp gluten-free plain flour
  • spring onion greens chopped


  • Mix the sauce ingredients together in a bowl, and put to one side.
  • Heat garlic oil in a wok and once at a medium to high heat add in the pepper, fry for a couple of minutes.
  • Pop in the pineapple and fry for a further minute or two.
  • Add in your chicken and cook till sealed.
  • Sprinkle in your gluten-free flour and mix.
  • Add in your sauce and allow to simmer so it thickens up.
  • Finish with spring onion greens and serve up with rice.