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Pineapple Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 35 min.
A quick and easy tropical stir-fry that's perfect for your next family meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts, skinless and boneless, cubed
  • 2 tsp peanut oil
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 3 Tbs molasses
  • 2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 8 scallions, cut lengthwise into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger, minced

Directions

  • In a non-stick wok or large frying pan over high heat, warm oil. Add chicken and saute until firm and well-browned, about 6 minutes. Remove chicken and set aside.
  • Add pineapple and molasses and stir-fry until the pineapple is brown and tender.
  • Stir in the lime juice, red pepper flakes, scallions, and chicken. Saute until scallions are bright green and the chicken is fully cooked, about 5 minutes. Toss in ginger and serve over rice.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 1190
  Calories from Fat 41 (3%)
(7%)Total Fat 5g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(24%)Cholesterol 73mg
(10%)Sodium 238mg
(20%)Potassium 686mg
Total Carbohydrate 272g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 119g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(49%)Protein 25g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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