Quick Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Recipe
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Quick Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Recipe

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On a really busy night, this quick entree with a frozen stir-fry mix and chicken nuggets will hit the spot in no time. —Mary Tallman, Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 package (13.2 ounces) breaded chicken nuggets
  • 1 package (21 ounces) frozen sweet-and-sour stir-fry mix
  • 1 package (8.8 ounces) ready-to-serve brown rice
  • 3 tablespoons salted cashews

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 717 calories, 29g fat (8g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 1258mg sodium, 83g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 5g fiber), 28g protein.


  1. Cook chicken nuggets according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook stir-fry mix, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until heated through. Stir in chicken nuggets.
  2. Microwave rice according to package directions. Serve with stir-fry mixture; sprinkle with cashews. Yield: 3 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Quick Sweet-and-Sour Chicken in Simple & Delicious April/May 2011, p47

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Reviewed May. 30, 2012

"We are planning a 3000 mile car trip soon & I cook in motel rooms in an electrc pot. This will be simple & hearty & easy. Thanks!"

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