PINEAPPLE CHICKEN STIR-FRY

PINEAPPLE CHICKEN STIR-FRY

Caroline McLoughlin

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 medium red onion, halved lengthwise and sliced                                                                               

 2 teaspoons vegetable oil                                                                                                                  

3/4 cup thin, bite-size strips zucchini                                                                                                 

 3/4 cup trimmed fresh pea pods, tips and strings removed                                                                     

2 teaspoons vegetable oil                                                                                                                     

2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (12 ounces total), cut into thin bite-size strips

1 cup fresh pineapple cubes

3 tablespoons bottled stir-fry sauce

Brown rice (optional)

Fresh pineapple wedges (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

STEP 1:                                                                                                                                  

In a large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons of the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Stir-fry the red onion in the oil for about 2 minutes.

STEP 2:                                                                                                                                                            

Add zucchini and pea pods. Stir-fry for about 2 minutes more. Remove the mixture from the skillet and set aside.

STEP 3:                                                                                                                                               

Add the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil to the hot skillet. Add chicken and cook for about 2-4 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink.

STEP 4:                                                                                                                                                      

Add the onion mixture back to the skillet along with pineapple and stir-fry sauce. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.

STEP 5:                                                                                                                                                      

Serve with brown rice and pineapple slices or as is. Enjoy!
http://www.midwestliving.com/recipe/pineapple-chicken-stir-fry/