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.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup rice)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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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

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. 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.
  2. 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.

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