Pineapple Flavored Oriental Chicken Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Chopped green pepper1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Cooked rice3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Chow mein vegetables16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
 Water chestnuts8 Ounce, drained and sliced (1 Can)
 Soy sauce1 Teaspoon
 Quartered frying chicken3 Pound
 Pineapple sauce2 Tablespoon
 Unsweetened pineapple juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Honey1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sherry/Additional pineapple juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Soy sauce1 Tablespoon
 Ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4168 Calories from Fat 1584

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g271.2%

Saturated Fat 58.8 g293.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 976.2 mg

Sodium 4266.2 mg177.8%

Total Carbohydrates 321 g107%

Dietary Fiber 14.1 g56.3%

Sugars 95.6 g

Protein 297 g594.7%

Vitamin A 136.8% Vitamin C 247.1%

Calcium 37.7% Iron 120.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Place butter and green pepper in 12 x 7-inch glass baking dish.
2. Microwave about 3 minutes on HIGH, or until green pepper is partly cooked. Stir in remaining chicken ingredients, except chicken; spread in bottom of dish. Place chicken, skin-side-down and thick edges toward outside, over rice. Brush with 1/2 of Pineapple Sauce; cover.
3. Microwave 15 minutes on HIGH. Turn chicken pieces over; brush with remaining sauce and continue cooking 13 to 15 minutes on HIGH, or until meat cut near bone is no longer pink (about 180°F). Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving.
Pineapple Sauce: Combine pineapple juice and cornstarch in 4-cup glass measure until smooth. Stir in remaining sauce ingredients. Microwave 2 to 3 minutes on HIGH, or until thickened (about 200°F). Stir well.
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