Sweet and sour chicken is a favorite for many Chinese food lovers. You don't have to reach for your phone to order some, you can make your own at home. This recipe for baked sweet and sour chicken is easy and most importantly, it's healthier than takeout.
Sweet and sour chicken is usually served with steamed rice and veggies, but that can get repetitive. Pair baked sweet and sour chicken with some of these side dishes.
Don't just settle for regular flavorless steamed veggies, spice it up with General Tso's Brussels Sprouts. These sweet and tangy roasted brussels sprouts compliment baked sweet and sour chicken beautifully.
The fried rice from takeout restaurants is loaded with heavy oils and little to no nutritional benefits. Put a spin on traditional Chinese side dish with this recipe for healthy fried rice. With this version, you're getting fiber, protein, and healthy fat.
Like fried rice, regular egg rolls are unhealthy and 157 calories per roll. These veggie spring rolls only contain 80 calories per roll, making them a perfect light side dish. If you have any more sweet and sour sauce left over, go ahead and use it as a dipping sauce for your spring rolls.