Sweet 'n' Sour Chicken Taco Bowls

These quick and easy sweet-and-sour chicken-filled Taco Bowls™ bring new flavors to the traditional taco night meal.
Prep 25 Minutes
Total Time 35 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 bottle (10 oz) sweet-and-sour sauce (3/4 cup)
  • 1 can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits in juice, drained
  • 1 package (6.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Soft Tortilla Bowls (8 Count)
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seed
  • 1/2 cup chow mein noodles
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  2. Add bell pepper; cook 2 minutes. Add sweet-and-sour sauce; reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bell pepper is tender. Stir in pineapple; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until hot.
  3. Heat bowls as directed on package. Divide chicken mixture among bowls; top with green onions, sesame seed and chow mein noodles.

Expert Tips

  • Boneless skinless chicken thighs can be substituted for the chicken breasts in this recipe.
  • Don’t have chow mein noodles? Substitute 1/2 cup cashews or peanuts for the noodles in this recipe.


  • 1 Serving Calories 320 (Calories from Fat 100);  Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 55mg;  Sodium 360mg;  Potassium 240mg;  Total Carbohydrate 31g (Dietary Fiber 1g ,Sugars 16g);  Protein 21g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%;  Vitamin C 15%;  Calcium 4%;  Iron 10%
  • Exchanges: 1 Starch;  1 Other Carbohydrate;  2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;  2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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