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Easy Pineapple Chicken

If you like Asian cuisine, then sweet and sour chicken with pineapple is a great dish for your lunch. This delicate, juicy dish with a rich taste will not leave anyone indifferent. Thick, piquant sauce, delicate pieces of chicken fillet, fragrant vegetables and juicy pineapples are an incredibly tasty combination. Today I will tell you in detail how to cook tasty pineapple chicken at home quickly and without much trouble. Rice is ideal as a side dish for this recipe.
40 min


  • Chicken fillet
    500 g
  • Canned pineapple
    250 g
  • Bell pepper
    200 g
  • Hot pepper
    1 pcs
  • Garlic
    2 clove
  • Tomato sauce
    1 tbsp
  • Corn starch
    1 tbsp
  • Ginger
    0.25 tsp
  • Olive oil
    30 ml
  • Soy sauce
    25 ml
  • Salt
    - to taste
  • Black pepper
    - to taste
  • Parsley
    30 g

Best Pineapple Chicken


  • 1. Wash chicken fillet, clean from fat and skins and cut into pieces of medium size. Put the meat in a deep ware.
  • 2. Salt the prepared chicken fillet, season with ground spices and mix. Let's leave the meat for 25-30 minutes so that it gets marinated, according to the pineapple chicken recipe.
  • 3. Then, add cornstarch to the meat. Mix thoroughly so that the pieces of chicken fillet are completely covered with coating.
  • 4. On a frying pan with heated olive oil, put pieces of chicken fillet. Fry the meat on a medium heat to a golden tint from all sides.
  • 5. Cut bell pepper into large pieces. Wash the hot pepper, peel from the seeds and cut into straws.
  • 6. Add bell and hot peppers to fried chicken fillet. Stir periodically and continue to fry the ingredients together on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • 7. Drain canned pineapples from marinade and cut into small pieces. Add fruit to the frying pan to the rest of the ingredients.
  • 8. To make the pineapple chicken in the sour-sweet sauce more fragrant, add garlic cloves passed through the press. Next let’s add tomato sauce, it will help balance the sweetness of pineapples. Let's pour soy sauce. Stir and continue to stew the ingredients on a low heat for another 5-7 minutes so that the sauce thickens.
  • 9. After the indicated time, the chicken in sour-sweet sauce, the recipe of which I told you today, will be ready. Decorate the fragrant dish with parsley and serve immediately after cooking.
  • 10. Bon Appetite!