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Pineapple Orange Chicken with Bell Peppers

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Large chunks of chicken and bell peppers prepared with Smart Balance Cooking Oil, and a sweet and savory orange-ginger glaze. Yum.

Recipe Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN:
2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into cubes)
1 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 egg (beaten)
¼ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper
3 Tbsp. Smart Balance Cooking Oil
2-3 Bell peppers
1 cup fresh or canned pineapples, cut into 1″ pieces

 

FOR THE ORANGE SAUCE:
1 ½ cups water
2 Tbsps. orange juice
¼ cup lemon juice
⅓ cup rice vinegar
2 ½ Tbsps. soy sauce
1 Tbsp. orange zest (grated)
1 cup packed brown sugar
½ tsp. ginger root (minced)
½ tsp. garlic (minced)
2 Tbsps. green onion (chopped)
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
3 Tbsps. cornstarch
2 Tbsps. water

Recipe Steps

1. Combine flour, salt, and pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture and roll or shake in flour mixture. In cooking oil, saute chicken in batches at 375 F in wok until completely cooked.

2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan combine 1½ cups water, lemon juice, orange juice, rice vinegar, and soy sauce. Blend over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

Stir in brown sugar, orange zest, ginger garlic, red pepper flakes and onion.

Bring to a boil.

3. Combine 3 Tbsps. of cornstarch with ¼ cup of water and mix thoroughly.

Slowly stir cornstarch mixture into sauce until it thickens.

Pour sauce over chicken and garnish with green onions. Serve hot.

Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings.

[Smart Balance addition] – Smart Balance estimates the following nutritional content for this user-created recipe:
Number of Servings: 8
Calories 411 kcal
Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fatty Acid 0 g
Poly Fat 2 g
Mono Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Sodium 507 mg
Carbohydrates 54 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 30 g
Protein 28 g