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Sweet and Sour Chicken

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

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2012

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 332
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 18.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 57g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 63mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 348mg
  • Calcium: 38mg
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