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Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple Recipe

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple Recipe

This quick-to-prep recipe tastes a little like sweet-and-sour chicken. It’s delicious! —Francisca Mesiano, Newport News, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 bone-in chicken breast halves (12 to 14 ounces each), skin removed
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (20 ounces) sliced pineapple
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil. Transfer to a greased 4-qt. slow cooker. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; place pineapple over chicken. Whisk the brown sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, salt, ginger and reserved juice until smooth; pour over top.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/2 cup sauce and 2-1/2 pineapple slices (calculated without rice) equals 572 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 188 mg cholesterol, 627 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 69 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.