Asian pineapple chicken

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 12


6 skinless boneless chicken breast halves, about 1 3/4 pounds
1 can(s) pineapple slices, juice pack, 20 ounces
1 can(s) sliced water chestnuts, drained, 8 ounces
1 red sweet pepper, cut into 1 inch chunks
2/3 c chicken broth
1 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 c soy sauce
3 Tbsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
2 pouches cooked long grain rice, 8.8 ounces each
1/2 c thinly bias sliced green onions, or green onions
1/2 c chow mein noodles

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Lynnda Cloutier Recipe
Well Seasoned
Mission Viejo, CA (pop. 93,305)
Member Since Aug 2011
Lynnda's notes for this recipe:
If you're planning on taking this dish to a picnic or other function, put the noodles in another dish to prevent them from getting soggy.
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Put chicken pieces in a 3 1/2 -- 4 quart slow cooker. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Quarter pineapple slices. Place pineapple slices, water chestnuts, and sweet pepper on top of chicken in cooker
In a small bowl, stir together the reserved pineapple juice, the chicken broth, ginger, and garlic. Pour over chicken mixture in cooker.
Cover and cook on low heat setting for four -- five hours. Using a slotted spoon, remove chicken from cooker; keep warm
Turn cooker to high heat setting. In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, cornstarch, Rice vinegar, and crushed red pepper. Stir soy sauce mixture into cooking liquid and slow cooker. Cover and cook about 10 minutes or until sauce is thickened and glossy.
Meanwhile prepare rice according to package directions. When sauce is thickened, return chicken to slow cooker. Add the prepared Rice and the green onions. Stir to combine. Top individual servings with chow mein noodles.

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user Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet - Jul 13, 2012
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user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Jul 13, 2012
Thanks Lynnda I will give this one a try this weekend thanks for sharing. Hugs, Pat
user Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet - Jul 13, 2012
Thanks, Pat. Let us know what you think. I thought for the hot weather, the slow cooker would be nice.
user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Jul 13, 2012
You got that right!

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