Slimming World’s sweet and sour chicken

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Slimming World’s sweet and sour chicken is a healthy version of one of our absolute favourite Chinese takeaway dishes, and it’s ready in just 30 minutes.


  • Preparation Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4


  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 800g skinless and boneless chicken thighs, sliced thinly
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced, plus extra to garnish
  • 1 green pepper and 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks
  • 200g fresh pineapple, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Salt

For the sauce:

  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 6 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 6 tbsp unsweetened orange juice
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 1-2 tsp sweetener
  • 1 level tbsp cornflour


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl until the cornflour is thoroughly blended. Set aside.
  2. Spray a wok or deep frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. When it is very hot, add the chicken and stir-fry for 6-7 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  3. Add the garlic, spring onions and peppers and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour the sauce into the pan and stir continuously for 1 minute until it thickens. The chicken and vegetables should be well coated with the sauce.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat, stir in the pineapple, season with salt and garnish with spring onions. Serve with lots of noodles.


  • Calories: 307 Kcal
  • Sugar: 15.1 g
  • Fat: 2.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8g
  • Salt: 4.2g
  • Protein: 51g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.5g

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