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Chinese Pineapple Chicken

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14Ingredients
50Minutes
310Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • corn oil (for frying)
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
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    NutritionView More

    310Calories
    Sodium35% DV830mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein53% DV27g
    Carbs13% DV38g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories310Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol125mg42%
    Sodium830mg35%
    Potassium630mg18%
    Protein27g53%
    Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate38g13%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars22g44%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C60%
    Calcium4%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(17)

    Kathryn Taylor 3 months ago
    The sauce is 5 stars, but the directions for breading the chicken to fry them create a sticky mess if you simply “stir the flour in and fry it”. I think it should be worded that the chicken pieces should be individually dipped into the flour and cornstarch mixture to be coated and fried. Other than that, the recipe is delicious. We added fresh ground ginger, red and green bell peppers, and green onions to the sauce.
    Five stars! Its was sooooo delish and everyone (besides my vegetarian husband) enjoyed it! The sauce thickened up well and the chicken fried well. We had to replace the corn/canola oil with grape seed oil. I'm sure it did not make a difference. My personal favorite part was soft little chunks of pineapple in the sauce. Thank you for this great recipe!
    Dee Bee 8 months ago
    I didn’t follow the exact recipe. I used good quality frozen battered chicken breast pieces(due to time), once those were done I tossed them with the soy sauce & sesame seed oil combo to coat all the pieces. I did follow the pineapple brown sugar sauce mixture & it was good. I then mixed everything together & the taste was really good. The pepper made it taste a bit spicy. But I liked this!
    Came out great Added 5 Chinese spice and ginger to the chicken and substituted condensed milk for brown sugar
    Danìca C. 2 years ago
    It tastes really delicious 😊 I wasn't able to marinate it for 2 hours though, because I made it for lunch and didn't had enough time. 😅 I marinade it for 30 minutes and fry a piece of chicken but didn't achieve the taste that I supposed to get. So I revised a little. I didn't include the egg on the marinade for it not to curdle, and then cooked the chicken together with the marinade. I just slow cooked it :) This is just an option for quick cooking time. Also , Thanks for sharing the recipe! My daughter loved it! 😚
    Susan D. 2 years ago
    was easy to make. i used coconut oil to fry the chicken. i steamed broccoli and believe it was a pretty healthy meal. my husband, who can be very picky, loved it
    Lisa 2 years ago
    The chicken was very tender. The whole family enjoyed it.
    Jeb C. 2 years ago
    excelente and delicious
    mungbean 2 years ago
    Bit finicky but a definite crowd pleaser with my brood of kids
    Kathryn Kottke 3 years ago
    It was delicious. I definitely suggest slowly adding the flour and cornstarch to chicken. I also suggest slowly adding the cornstarch to the water when making the sauce.
    Monica Willis 3 years ago
    Easy to follow, turned out great. I will make this meal often. Loved it
    Justin Summerton 3 years ago
    Turned out great and was very good
    Kelsie Cline 3 years ago
    Turned out well. The sauce was a little thick. I would add less corn starch next time I make this recipe.
    Brianna S. 3 years ago
    Such a good meal! Ive made it several times now but I use 3 chicken breasts and add a little more pineapple for flavor. One of my favorite means!
    Linda A. 4 years ago
    This is one great recipe I have made it several times and we love it It is easy to make and taste great
    Karen B. 4 years ago
    Loved it. Followed the easy recipe, though only using 1 chicken fillet for 2 with excellent results. Thanks for sharing, will be making again very soon.....yummy
    Danielle W. 4 years ago
    This turned out amazing!! We will definitely be making this again. We used more pineapples than asks for and didn't have time to let it sit for two hours in the fridge but it turned out just fine!

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