Sweet & Sour Chicken with Broccoli
A new twist on a dish that's packed with an amazing combination of flavors that will make you go back for seconds.

Preparation Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes and 30 seconds
Serving Size
4 servings

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  • 1
    lb chicken thighs (skinless & boneless cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 4
    cups broccoli florets
  • 1
    tbsp olive oil
  • 2
    tbsp pineapple juice
  • 2
    tsp tomato paste
  • 2
    tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2
    yellow bell peppers (de-seeded & sliced)
  • 2
    tbsp maple syrup
  • 1
    cup snap peas (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 2
    tbsp sliced almonds (garnish)


  • sliced almonds

Step 1

In a microwave safe large deep bowl (6-cup capacity), mix the pineapple juice tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and maple syrup.

Step 2

Add cubed chicken, cover with Duo Cover, and microwave for 7 minutes at Power Level 10

Step 3

Add broccoli florets, yellow bell peppers and snap peas to the dish and cover with Duo Cover. Microwave for 3 minutes.

Step 4

Remove from the microwave and stir gently.

Step 5

Let the dish rest under Duo Cover for few minutes. Check the chicken with a meat thermometer — it should be 165ºF, otherwise cook for another 30 seconds.

Step 6

Remove Duo Cover, garnish with sliced almonds and serve.

Guidelines & Tips

A meat thermometer is needed! Be sure to check the chicken is properly cooked to 165ºF in Step #5.

What you’ll need

Duo Cover ® | $29.99

Duo Cover is a next generation microwave gadget that increases moisture in your food through its MoistureLock™ technology. It delivers leftovers that taste better than the first time and a sparkling clean microwave.
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Plus, it saves your fingers from those 'ouchie' moments when plates get hot!

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