Sweet and Sour Chicken

Oxmoor House
The grated fresh ginger in this classic Chinese recipe makes the chicken extra sweet. Substitute pork tenderloin in place of chicken thighs, if desired.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup rice)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 332
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 3.4 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 18.4 g
Carbohydrate 57 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 63 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 348 mg
Calcium 38 mg

Ingredients

1 cup chopped onion (about 1 medium)
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 (8-ounce) cans pineapple chunks in juice, drained
1 large green bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
3 cups hot cooked white rice

Preparation

1. Combine first 12 ingredients in an electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours or HIGH for 4 hours. Serve over rice.

Equipment Tip: To grate ginger quickly, we recommend using a Microplane grater. It's a kitchen must-have.

Note:

To grate ginger quickly, we recommend using a Microplane grater. It's a kitchen must-have.

Cooking Light Slow Cooker Tonight

September 2012