A Delicious Twist on Sweet and Sour Chicken

If you’re tired of missing out on your favorite Chinese take-out because of dietary restrictions, we’ve got you covered. Our gluten-free Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings and become a family favorite.

Easy gluten-free sweet and sour chicken

A Homemade Delight

As cooking enthusiasts, we know that some of the best recipes come from our own kitchens. This gluten-free Sweet and Sour Chicken is no exception. We’ve put together a family-friendly recipe that captures the flavors of traditional Chinese cuisine without the gluten.

The Perfect Combination

Our gluten-free sweet and sour sauce is the star of the show. It perfectly compliments the tender chicken pieces, creating a mouthwatering dish that will leave you wanting more.

Sweet and Sour Chicken before baking

Creating Culinary Magic

Making this gluten-free sweet and sour chicken is a breeze. Coat the chicken pieces in a mixture of cornstarch, salt, and pepper, then brown them in a skillet. Transfer the chicken to a baking dish lined with aluminum foil for easy clean-up.

Once the chicken is in the dish, whisk together our delectable gluten-free sweet and sour sauce and pour it over the chicken. Add a can of pineapple chunks to the mix, and let it all bake in the oven for an hour. The result? A tantalizing American Chinese-style gluten-free Sweet and Sour Chicken that your family will love.

Gluten-free Sweet and Sour Chicken after baking

The Perfect Pairing

Serve this delightful dish with traditional white rice or our baked brown rice for a complete meal. The rice can be prepared while the chicken is in the oven, making it a convenient side dish.

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Gluten-free Sweet & Sour Chicken with Pineapple

Simple Ingredients, Incredible Flavor

Don’t worry about complicated ingredient lists. Our recipe uses pantry staples that you likely already have on hand if you frequently cook gluten-free.

Gluten-free Sweet and Sour Chicken Ingredients

A Few Notes

Here are some tips and tricks to make your gluten-free Sweet and Sour Chicken even more enjoyable:

  • Opt for pineapple chunks in 100% juice, rather than syrup.
  • Adjust the amount of apple cider vinegar if using a fresh, strong-smelling variety.
  • Use certified gluten-free soy sauce to avoid any wheat content.
  • Feel free to reduce the amount of sugar if you prefer a less sweet flavor.
  • Choose a gluten-free cornstarch brand to ensure no cross-contamination.

A Complete Meal

To round out your gluten-free Sweet and Sour Chicken experience, we recommend serving it with a side of broccoli or green beans. The added greens perfectly complement the flavors of the dish.

Serving gluten-free sweet and sour chicken on plates with rice

Join the Flavor Adventure

If you’re a fan of this gluten-free Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe, you’ll definitely want to try our easy, 5-ingredient gluten-free sweet chicken recipe as well. Expand your culinary horizons and discover new favorites!

We hope you and your family enjoy this gluten-free sweet and sour chicken as much as we do. Share the love by spreading the word and inspire others to discover the deliciousness of homemade Chinese cuisine.