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Sweet and Sour Chicken Casserole

This sweet and sour chicken casserole is a snap to prepare and tastes so full of wonderful flavors. It’s always a hit with family and friends. Perfect for a potluck dinner. Enjoy!
Course Chicken, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Keyword casserole, chicken, chicken casserole
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Pam


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped into large pieces
  • 2 1/2-3 pounds chicken thighs and drumsticks
  • 3/4 tsp sea or kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 large sweet red pepper cut into chunks
  • 20 ounces can pineapple chunks in juice
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 4 to 5 small white potatoes cut up
  • juice of 1/2 fresh orange
  • 1 small can tomato sauce or diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock or water
  • more water or stock if needed
  • handful of black olives, optional
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley for garnish


  1. 1.Saute onion and garlic with olive oil.

    2.After 2-3 minutes, add the meat that you previously seasoned with salt, pepper.

    3.When the meat gets golden color, add finely chopped carrots, peppers and potatoes and add chicken stock. Simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. If using sausage, add now.

    4.When the water has evaporated, add pineapple with juice, tomato sauce, orange juice, olives if using. Stir and cook another 10 minutes and sauce thickens a bit. Juices will run clear. Chicken should be cooked completely. Add parsley to garnish.

    Serve alone or over rice.