Monday, May 10, 2010

Not Too Bad For You Pineapple Chicken

Did someone say healthy Chinese food? Is there such a thing?? This one is really not that bad for you and it tastes just like Chinese carryout, with less cost and for sure less calories!

- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 (13 ounce) can pineapple bits (reserve syrup)
- 1/3 cup vinegar
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
- hot cooked brown rice

1. Cut the chicken into 1 inch cubes. Coat chicken with cornstarch.
2. Brown in large skillet.
3. Combine brown sugar, pineapple juice, vinegar and soy sauce.
4. Remove chicken from skillet and place in oven proof dish.
5. Place chicken in dish and pour sauce over the chicken.
6. Bake at 300° for 1 hour.
7. Add pineapple and green peppers.
8. Bake for an additional 30 minutes. Check to make sure chicken is not pink, if it is keep cooking for another 15 minutes.

The Skinny: Serves 4 @ 302 Calories without the rice


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