Ginger Spicy Chicken

This satisfying stir-fry features chicken and peppers in a fabulous sauce made with pineapple chunks, ginger, soy sauce and Pace® Picante Sauce to be served over hot cooked rice.


Ginger Spicy Chicken

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   can 
    (about 20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cornstarch
  • 1   tablespoon 
    sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground ginger
  • 2   teaspoons 
    soy sauce
  • 1/2  cup 
    Pace® Picante Sauce
  •  
    Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2   
    medium green peppers OR red pepper, cut into strips (about 3 cups)
  • 1   pound 
    skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 4   cups 
    hot cooked rice, cooked without salt
  •  
    Fresh parsley for garnish
Directions
1.
Drain the pineapple, reserving the juice. Stir the cornstarch, sugar, ginger, soy, picante sauce and reserved pineapple juice in a small bowl until it's smooth. Set the mixture aside.
2.
Spray a 10-inch skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat for 1 minute. Add the peppers and stir-fry until they're tender-crisp. Set them aside.
3.
Remove the pan from the heat. Spray it with cooking spray and increase the heat to medium-high. Add the chicken in 2 batches and cook until it's well browned and cooked through, stirring often. Set the chicken aside.
4.
Stir the cornstarch mixture and add it to the skillet. Cook until the mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Stir the pineapple in the skillet. Return the chicken and the peppers to the skillet and heat through. Serve over the rice. Garnish with the parsley.
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