Sweet and Sour Rice


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Serving Size: 2/3 cup rice and 1 1/4 cup topping


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ketchup
  • 2 cups instant brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen stir-fry vegetables
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon oil (canola or vegetable)
  • 1/4 cup sweet and sour sauce (make your own or use prepared sauce)
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks in 100% juice


  1. For the sauce, mix the sugar and cornstarch in a small bowl. Stir in the water, soy sauce, vinegar, and ketchup. Set aside.
  2. Cook rice according to package directions.
  3. Remove stir-fry vegetables from freezer to thaw.
  4. Cut chicken into 3/4" pieces. Wash your hands thoroughly.
  5. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. When oil is hot, add chicken and cook until done. Remove chicken to a bowl and set aside.
  6. Add sauce ingredients to the skillet if you are making your own. Cook over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, or add the prepared sweet and sour sauce.
  7. Stir in the pineapple (undrained), vegetables, and chicken. Reduce heat to medium low. Cook about 5 minutes.
  8. Serve chicken and vegetable mixture on top of the rice.


You can substitute 2 cups cooked chicken in this recipe.

This recipe freezes well.

Nutrition Facts

5 Servings Per Container
Serving Size: 2/3 cup rice and 1 1/4 cup topping

Amount Per Serving

Calories 320

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 270mg
Total Carbohydrates 48g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 14g
Added Sugars
Protein 27g

Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 22mg
Iron 2mg
Potassium 282mg

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently in the process of integrating the new FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information is not currently available for the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.