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Oriental citrus chicken

Recipe Information

Servings 10
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Chicken
Category Poultry
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine Asian; Chinese
Cook Method Stove Top
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Low Carb; Heart Healthy

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 

  • 3 chicken breasts, boned, skinned, and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 2 slices fresh ginger root, peeled and minced, or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • One 8-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained (save the juice)

  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice 

  • 1 cup chicken broth or water 

  • 2 tablespoons vinegar 

  • 4 cups sliced vegetables, such as celery, green peppers, onions, and mushrooms 

  • 1 medium tomatoes, cut in wedges

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce 

  • 1 tablespoon sugar 

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch 

 

Directions

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat (350�F in an electric skillet). Add the chicken, ginger, and garlic, and cook 5 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink. Add the pineapple juice, 1 cup of orange juice, chicken broth, and vinegar. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the sliced vegetables. Cover and cook 3 minutes.

  • Mix the remaining 1/2 cup of orange juice, soy sauce, sugar, and cornstarch together in a small bowl. Stir until smooth. Add to the skillet, and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Add the tomatoes wedges and pineapple chunks.

 

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 110 cal

  • Fat: 2g

  • Saturated fat: 0g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 0g

  • Cholesterol: 25mg

  • Sodium: 320mg

  • Potassium: 300mg

  • Carbohydrate: 13g

  • Fiber: 1g

  • Sugars: 9g

  • Protein: 9g