This pineapple chicken is a stir fry of chicken, pineapple and vegetables all tossed in a sweet and savory sauce. Serve this Chinese style pineapple chicken over rice for an easy dinner that everyone will love!
Calories 393 kcal
2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into 1 inch pieces 1 red bell pepper seeded. cored and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 cup pineapple chunks fresh or canned 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced ginger 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons corn starch 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon sliced green onions salt and pepper to taste
Heat the oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste and add to the pan. Cook the chicken for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked through. Add the red bell pepper and pineapple to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Add the ginger and garlic and cook for 30 seconds more. In a small bowl, whisk together the pineapple juice, soy sauce, chicken broth, hoisin sauce and brown sugar. Add the sauce mixture to the pan and bring to a simmer. Mix the corn starch with 1 tablespoon of cold water; stir until smooth. Add the cornstarch mixture to the pan and stir to combine. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute or until sauce has just thickened. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions, then serve. Calories: 393 kcal | Carbohydrates: 55 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 108 mg | Sodium: 615 mg | Potassium: 664 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 25 g | Vitamin A: 1030 IU | Vitamin C: 55.7 mg | Calcium: 70 mg | Iron: 2.4 mg