Sweet & Sour Chicken (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Allergy-Free)

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The best quick and easy recipe for Sweet & Sour Chicken! A Chinese takeout favorite that's homemade, gluten-free, paleo, and allergy-free! This healthier unfried version is made in a wok or skillet on the stove and tossed with a sweet and sticky sauce that's naturally sweet!



Sweet & Sour Sauce


  1. Add al the sweet and sour sauce ingreindts to a food processor or blender and blend together until fully combined. Set aside.
  2. Cut your chicken tenders into 1-inch pieces and toss with the starch and pepper.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon or a nuetral oil in a large wok or skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken to the hot skillet and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour in the prepared sauce and continue stir-frying the chicken for 8 to 10 minutes until the sauce thickens and the chicken is fully cooked through and coated in the sauce.


Keywords: sweet and sour, Chinese, quick, easy, stir-fry, stir-fry chicken, paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, allergy-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, nut-free, peanut-free, fish-free, sesame-free, kid-friendly