Recipes

Fanta Chicken

Definitely a favourite in my house is Fanta Chicken. I only used to do this when Mr and I were eating but we’ve since found out that the kids will eat it too. Which is a big thing with the toddler at the moment!

It is an almost Sweet and Sour tasting dish but without the ton of sugar that the real thing contains! It’s such a tasty dish and I easily make mine gluten free by swapping the soy and worcester sauce for gluten free alternatives.

Ingredients (Serves 2 adults & 2 children)

  • 2 large chicken breasts, diced
  • 330ml of Original Fanta Zero (or similar unbranded fizzy orange stuff)
  • 2 peppers, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 tsp of Very Lazy garlic
  • 1 tbsp of worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tbsp of tomato puree
  • 8 tbsp of passata
  • 1 tbsp of dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of dried mixed herbs

Method

Spray a frying pan with a low calorie cookin spray and warm over a medium/high heat. Add the onions, peppers and garlic to the pan when warm. Cook for around 5 minutes until softened then add the chicken and continue to cook until browned.

Add the Fanta, passata, worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, tomato puree and dried mixed herbs. Bring to the boil then reduce to a medium heat and let it simmer for about 20 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Make sure you stir it a few times just to stop it sticking to the pan.

Serve with rice or whatever else takes your fancy.

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Fanta Chicken - The healthy alternative to sweet & sour.
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