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Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken

This is a quick and delicious treat.

  Makes 6 servings
  Prep Time: 15 minutes
  Total Time: 30 minutes
  Ease of preparation: Easy

Ingredient 
  2 cups minute brown rice
  10 oz fresh (or canned) pineapple chunks
  2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  1 medium red or green bell pepper
  1 medium onion, cut into chunks
  ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  1 lb boneless, skinless chicken, cut into 1 inch pieces
  1 cup sweet and sour sauce
  2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce (optional)

Preparation

1. Prepare rice according to directions.

2. Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons of liquid

3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.   Add peppers, onions and mushrooms: cook until vegetables are tender crisp.  Remove from skillet and set aside

4. Add chicken to same skillet and cook until chicken is browned and cooked through.  Return vegetables to skillet, add sweet and sour sauce pineapple chunks and reserved liquid (and soy if using).  Heat thoroughly. 

5. Serve over hot rice or
your favorite whole grain like quinoa.

Nutritional Notes: calories 430; fat 18g (sat 3 g); cholesterol 30 mg; sodium 370 mg; carbohydrates 53 g; fiber 4 g; protein 15 g;

Nutritional Bonus: Vitamin C 80%