The Best Air Fryer Sweet and Sour Chicken


Air fryer sweet and sour chicken is better than takeout and ready in just 15 minutes. This healthy sweet and sour chicken is great for weeknight dinners.

Why you will love this recipe

Simple, easy to make

Delicious, healthy ingredients

15 Minutes

Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free


– Chicken – Arrowroot (or cornstarch) – Bell peppers – Pineapple chunks – Green onion Sweet and sour sauce – Ketchup – Rice wine vinegar – Maple syrup – Coconut aminos (or soy sauce) – Water – Arrowroot

Step 1

Cut the chicken into 1- 1.5 inch chunks. Add chicken to a large bowl and sprinkle with arrowroot..


Step 2

Stir the chicken until all pieces are coated. Add to air fryer basket and spray with olive oil or avocado oil spray. Cook 375F for 14 minutes.


Step 3

While chicken is cooking, make the sweet and sour sauce. Combine the ingredients in a pot and cook over medium heat until bubbling.


Step 4

At the half way point pause air fryer and shake the basket. Add the bell peppers and continue to cook 5-7 minutes.


Step 5

After chicken is done cooking, add it to a bowl with the drained pineapple, green onion and sweet and sour sauce.


– Rice – Quinoa – Cauliflower rice – Slaw – Noodles

How to serve: