Main Dishes

Sweet and Sour Chicken

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We adapted this recipe from my Mom’s friend, Dianne and combined it with a similar recipe from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe. It was delicious, even my kids loved it! This is BY FAR the best homemade sweet and sour chicken recipe I have ever had. The sauce is awesome– just as good if not better than any restaurant! Try it and see for yourself. You will want this recipe in your regular dinner rotation!

2 lbs. chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
3/4 c. cornstarch
2 eggs, beaten
2-3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 (20 oz.) can pineapple tidbits, drained
SAUCE:
3/4 c. sugar
4 Tbsp. ketchup
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. apple cider vinegar (white vinegar works too)
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
1-2 tsp. chili paste (optional.. gives it a little kick)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place cornstarch in a shallow dish. Dredge each chicken piece in cornstarch then dip in beaten egg. Heat oil in frying pan. Add chicken and cook until lightly browned (doesn't...
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Nutritions

Calories
1522

Sodium
4061mg
169% DV

Fat
40g
63% DV

Protein
28g
56% DV

Carbs
271g
92% DV

Fiber
11g
47% DV

Chili Cheese Dip

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This six ingredient hot Chili Cheese Dip is always a hit with friends and family. It takes less than 15 minutes to make on the stovetop and can easily be adapted to a crock pot.

2 1/2 cups homemade chili
6 ounces cream cheese
1/3 cup salsa style tomatoes (or salsa)
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
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Nutritions

Calories
279

Sodium
1024mg
42% DV

Fat
17g
27% DV

Protein
14g
28% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
14g
58% DV
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