There are many slimming World Sweet and Sour recipes out there. There’s even a vegetarian one on our site (you can find it here!) but this is our favourite Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe.
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
It actually tastes just like a takeaway, but without the syns and with lots of speed veg packed in!
There are a couple of things to point out with this recipe. Firstly, you’ll notice it contains fresh pineapple and as we know when cooked this should be synned. But why waste syns?Just toss the pineapple in at the last second, give it a quick stir and serve. The pineapple’s not cooked so you don’t have to syn it!
The next thing you will notice is that this Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe contains freshly squeezed orange juice. Now this should also be synned at 2 syns per 100ml.
We’re only using the juice of half an orange, and it’s going in a main meal that’s packed full of speed and divided between 4 people, so we don’t bother synning it.
Having said that, as always the decision is yours, and yours alone as to whether you choose to syn the juice or not.
We use Xanthan Gum to thicken this dish. You can find it in the gluten free aisle at the supermarket or on Amazon
Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free! The Rapeseed or Olive Oil flavours are ideal for this Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe.
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Syn Free Sweet & Sour Chicken
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