Light Sweet and Sour Chicken

posted by Terrytx 05-13-98 9:03 AM

"Light" Sweet-And-Sour Chicken

Recipe By : Women's Day-Eating Light
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Chicken Low Fat

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 (20oz) can pineapple chunks in juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon peanut oil -- divided
3/4 to 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts -- cut in 3/4" cubes
1 red bell pepper -- cubed
1 green bell pepper -- cubed
1 small onion -- cut in thin wedges
4 cups hot cooked rice

Into a small bowl, drain pineapple juice; reserve pineapple.

Whisk cornstarch into juice; add sugar, vinegar,and soy.

In wok or large skillet, over high heat, heat 1 tsp. oil.

Add half the chicken; stir-fry about 2 min., or till cooked through. Juices should run clear, not pink; remove from wok.

Repeat with remaining chicken; remove from wok.

Add remaining 1 tsp oil, red and green peppers, and onion; stir-fry about 2 min., or till crisp tender.

Add pineapple and cornstarch-juice mixture to wok; cook, stirring constantly, about 2 min. or till thickened. Return chicken to wok; heat through.

Serve over rice.

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