Sweet and Sour Pineapple Chicken

Sweet and Sour Pineapple Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 238.0
  • Total Fat: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 52.0 mg
  • Sodium: 521.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 21.7 g

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Introduction

Quick and delicious weeknight dinner using ingredients you likely already have on hand. Quick and delicious weeknight dinner using ingredients you likely already have on hand.
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
    • 1 pound (2 breasts) skinned and boned chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
    • I can sliced pineapple cut into tidbits, reserve ¼ cup juice
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 - 2 tsp. minced ginger
    • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
    • 1 med. Onion, sliced
    • 1 chicken cube
    • 1 cup water
    • 2 T. brown sugar
    • 2 T. vinegar
    • 2 T. soy sauce
    • 1 cup chopped pepper, color of your choice
    • 2 large stalks celery, sliced
    • 1 T. cornstarch
    1 tbsp Soy sauce (tamari)

Tips

Makes 5 1 cup servings. I try to put as many veggies in as possible. Snap peas, water chestnuts, bok choy, etc. would also be good.


Directions

1. Slice chicken and season with a little salt and pepper.
2. Heat oil in a large pan and sauté chicken until slightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and onion and continue cooking until wilted.
3. Stir in pineapple, water, chicken cube, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and simmer for a few minutes.
4. Add celery and peppers.
5. Mix reserved pineapple juice with corn starch and add into pan.
6. Bring to a boil and cook until nicely thickened and veggies are just starting to become tender.
7. Serve over the rice of your choice.




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