Simple sweet sour chicken student recipe

sweet and sour chicken student recipe

This quick and easy sweet and sour chicken recipe will have you tucking in within 10 minutes!


  • Chicken Cut into strips/diced (or pre-cut stir fry chicken)
  • Pineapple chunks With juice! From a tin is fine
  • Carrots 1
  • Green Pepper 1
  • Red Pepper 1
  • Cornflour 1 tbsp
  • Soy sauce 3 tbsps
  • Brown sugar 1 tbsp
  • Vinegar 1 tbsp


  1. Start by slicing up the carrots and cutting the peppers into chunks. Cut up the pineapple and chicken into chunks too if they’re not already
  2. Make the sauce: In a bowl, mix together the cornflour, soy sauce, vinegar and sugar. Or you could buy a jar of ready made sauce
  3. Heat some oil in a large wok or frying pan over a high heat and cook the chicken for 1-2 minutes
  4. Advertisements
  5. Add in the veg and cook for a further 2-3 minutes
  6. student recipes 05

  7. Finally, add in the sauce, pineapple and pineapple juice and stir it altogether. Cook at a simmer for a further 5-10 or so minutes until chicken is completely done and sauce is sticky.
  8. easy student meals 01

  9. Enjoy on its own or with rice!
More on: Meat
Subscribe on YouTube