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Sweet and Sour Watermelon Chicken

10 Min

Please everyone’s taste buds with our Sweet and Sour Watermelon Chicken. Tangy sweet and sour sauce spooned over chunks of watermelon atop crispy chicken tenders will make a weeknight meal taste like company is coming.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds hot baked or fried breaded chicken tenders
  • 1 onion, sliced into thin strips
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups sweet and sour sauce
  • 2 cups seedless watermelon chunks
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. Keep chicken tenders warm in a single layer on a baking sheet in oven. 
  2. In a 2-quart saute pan, saute onions and peppers in oil then stir in sweet and sour sauce.
  3. Arrange watermelon chunks on a warm serving platter with chicken and pour hot sauce over chicken and watermelon. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Adapted from recipe courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board


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