March 24, 2013

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Yum
On the Menu Today~
Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Wonderful, tasty and unique.
Sweet and Sour Baked Chicken
is made with jellied cranberry sauce.



Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Ingredients
  • 8 medium skinless, boneless, chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (20 oz) can pineapple chunks, juice packed, reserve juice
  • 2 medium green peppers, cut into strips
  • 1 cup jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup orange juice or water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 dried red peppers
Cooking Directions
  1. Sprinkle chicken lightly with salt and pepper. Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook about 5 minutes on each side or until browned. If necessary, brown chicken in batches. Transfer chicken to a 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Drain pineapple well, reserving 2/3 cup juice. Spoon pineapple chunks and green pepper strips evenly over chicken in dish; set aside.
  2. For sauce; in a medium saucepan whisk together the reserved pineapple juice, the cranberry sauce, cornstarch, brown sugar, orange marmalade, orange juice or water, soy sauce, dried red peppers and ginger. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Pour over chicken, pineapple and green pepper in dish.
  3. Bake, covered in a 350ยบ oven for 45 minutes. Uncover, bake 15 minutes longer.
  4. Serve with rice

Extra Long Grain Rice

Ingredients
  • 1 cup extra long grain rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil or butter
Cooking Directions
  1. Make rice: In a 2-quart saucepan, combine rice, water, salt and oil or butter. Stir lightly: bring to a rolling boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cover with a tight fitting lid and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes.

ChickenSweet and Sour, Casserole, Rice, Pineapple, Vegetables




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26 comments:

  1. I've never tried cranberry sauce in sweet and sour chicken! Sounds so good!

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  2. These look amazing Lynn ! Psst...I lived for Roller Skating, and horsebackriding my horse, then motorcycles when I got older ... something about the wind in my face I suppose *smile*. x

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    1. Hi Cindy~ Thanks for stopping.....this is nuts but I also loved horseback riding and every spring I look forward to hearing the sound of a Harley vroomin down the Highway~Lynn

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  3. Lynn, this is a pretty dish--I like the colors, especially against the rice. Thank you for linking this week!

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    1. Hi Michelle~ Thanks for stopping by:) Lynn

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  4. This looks so good to me. Great pictures. I have to make this.

    We're having a party at Tumbleweed Contessa - What'd You Do This Weekend? I'd love it if you brought this over. http://www.tumbleweedcontessa.com/blog/whatd-you-do-this-weekend-8/

    Have a wonderful week,
    Linda

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    1. Hi~ Stopped by and linked up:) Thanks for stopping by and have a great week~Lynn

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  5. Yummy! I pinned this for later! :)

    I'd love for you to join my Blog Hop this week! :)

    http://www.pluckys-secondthought.com/pluckys-blog-hop-3-and-giveaway/

    Don't forget to enter the giveaway!

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    1. I'd love to join your blog hop, thanks for the invite and thanks for stopping by today:) Happy Easter~Lynn

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  6. Hi Lena~ How are you? Thanks for stopping! My mom always used cranberry sauce in her recipe, in fact she used cranberry sauce in many things:) Lynn

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  7. Now that's what I'm talking about. Healthy and delicious recipe.

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    1. Thanks and Thank you for stopping by:) Happy Easter~Lynn

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  8. Hi Lynn,
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  9. Thank you so much~ What a wonderful opportunity~ I would be happy to join you and I will definitely look into it at RecipesUS.com~Lynn

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  10. This looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing at Tuesday's Table!

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    1. Hi Susan~ Thanks so much for stopping by~ Lynn

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  11. This looks so tasty! I love Chinese! Thanks for sharing at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!

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    1. Hi Chandra~ Thanks for stopping by~ This was so tasty:) See you next time at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's~Lynn

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  12. Lynn,
    I've never made Sweet & Sour Chicken and I love it. So first thank you for the recipe. I love that it's baked, sound absolutely delicious. I'm sharing it on twitter and pinned it. Thank you for linking up to my party. See you next week.
    Happy Easter,
    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

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    1. Hi Wanda~ I had never made Sweet and Sour Chicken either until I tried this recipe.....I wanted a baked version so I changed a few recipes and up with this one...the chicken is really tender and the dish turned out delicious:) Give it a try~ Have a Happy Easter~Lynn

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  13. This sweet and sour chicken looks so good. I have not made anything sweet and sour in a while, I am going to have to now!

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    1. Thanks for dropping by and have a Happy Easter:) Lynn

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  14. Love everything about this recipe! It looks scrumptious, Lynn :-) Thank you for sharing at ALL MY BLOGGY FRIENDS !

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    1. Hi Linda~ Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a Happy Easter~Lynn

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