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Asian Chicken, Peppers, Pineapple and Rice

Asian Chicken, Peppers, Pineapple and Rice Asian Chicken, Peppers, Pineapple and Rice

Quick and easy, great for a fast weeknight meal. Nice balance of flavours!















1 tablespoon cornstarch
4 tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
low sodium
1 tablespoon peanut oil
or vegetable oil
1 onions
finely diced
1 sweet red bell peppers
1 green bell peppers
2 cloves garlic
1 pound chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
cut into cubes
8 ounces pineapple chunks
in juice
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
½ teaspoon ginger
2 cups rice, cooked


Do not drain the pineapple.

In a small bowl combine the cornstarch, soy sauce and 2 tablespoons of pineapple juice, set aside.

Heat ½ of the oil in a heavy non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

Sauté the onion for 2 or 3 minutes then add the red and green bell peppers and garlic.

Continue stir-frying for another 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the vegetables from the skillet and set aside (keep warm).

Add the remaining oil to the skillet and cook chicken cubes until white and just cooked through. This doesn't take long, about 5 minutes, don't overcook or the chicken will dry out.

Add the vegetables into the skillet with the chicken.

Add the pineapple chunks (or tidbits), juice, brown sugar, vinegar and minced ginger.

Heat to boiling, then add the cornstarch mixture.

Stir constantly until sauce is thickened and heated through.

Serve immediately over hot cooked white rice.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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I am really not much of a cook! I have slowly been trying to expand my menu (at 60, its about time).. Made this.. and it was awesome.. Will be part of my recipe box !!

about 4 years ago

Really good recipe. but for this average oook.. prep was more like 30 minutes not 5.. otherwise .. Awesome.. This is the third time I have made this.

over 3 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 275g (9.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 42616% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 995mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 79g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 115%
Calcium 6% Iron 17%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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