Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken | Slimming World


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.

Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken | Slimming World

It actually tastes just like a takeaway, but without the syns and with lots of speed veg packed in!

Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken | Slimming World

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!

Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken | Slimming World

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.

Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken | Slimming World

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

Syn Free Sweet and Sour Chicken | Slimming World

 

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Slimming World Syn Free Sweet & Sour Chicken | Pinchofnom.com

Syn Free Sweet & Sour

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INGREDIENTS
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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Mist a decent sized wok with Frylight
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the wok, and cook on a medium heat until they start to soften
  3. Add the diced chicken breast and cook until it starts to colour slightly
  4. Add the peppers and baby corn and cook for a few minutes
  5. Add the courgette and sugar snaps and cook for another 2 or 3 minutes
  6. Pour in the orange juice, Sukrin, rice vinegar, Super Cirio and chopped tomatoes
  7. Stir well, then add the stock. Stir again
  8. Cook for about 20 minutes until it starts to thicken slightly
  9. Add the cucumber, spring onions and soy sauce. Stir
  10. Place 200ml of the sauce into a jug and whisk in the xanthan gum a 1/4 of a tsp at a time. You will need to whisk well - and keep whisking!
  11. Return the thickened sauce to the pan and stir will - it will thicken the sauce.
  12. Toss in the pineapple, stir and remove from the heat straight away
  13. Serve with rice or noodles and a sprinkling of freshly chopped spring onions

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Syn values given are correct at time of writing but may not always be accurate.

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Ideally you should check with Slimming world for the most up to date Syn values using official resources such as; the Syns calculator, Syns Online on LifelineOnline or by calling the Syns Hotline on (0906) 851 8518.

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1 Comment
  1. How much sugar content has this got in because we are on a no sugar diet having lost 4.1/2 stone in 2 years by doing this going from a size 22 to a size 12/14 plus my husband is a diabetic so sugar is a no go for him
    Thank you Eileen

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