Sweet and sour chicken

Yield :

  • 6 servings | Serving size: 1 cup |

Ingredients :

  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless (about 1.5 pounds), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks, in natural juice
  • 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce, optional tamari
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drain
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground ginger
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and seeded, sliced into 1″ strips
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Preparation :

  • Recommend using a 4-7 quart slow-cooker.

     

  • Pour juice from canned pineapple chunks into a small mixing bowl. Add to juice, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and honey, whisk to combine. Add cornstarch and stir until combined.

     

  • Place chicken in slow-cooker, pour pineapple mixture over chicken, cover and cook on low 4-6 hours or until chicken is cooked through.

     

  • Add bell pepper, water chestnuts, and pineapple chunks the last 30 minutes of cooking time. Serve chicken over a bed of quinoa or brown rice.

     

  • NOTE: Other add-in suggestions: sliced zucchini, snow peas, diced carrots or diced almonds. Add any of these the last 30 minutes of cooking time.

Nutritional Info :

  •  Calories: 255 | Total Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fats: 2 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 24 mg | Sodium: 468 mg | Carbohydrates: 31 g | Dietary fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 16 g | Protein: 18 g | SmartPoints: 8 |
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