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Stir-fried Pineapple Chicken
|Stir-fried Pineapple Chicken|
1/2 pound boneless chicken
1 pound can of pineapple tid bits, drained.
2 Tablespoons peanut oil
1 cup chicken broth or stock
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 Tablespoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon brandy
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
1. Cut chicken into thin slices.
2. Heat the peanut oil in the bottom of a wok or fry pan, then add the pineapple and the chicken broth, and cook for one minute; then add the chicken.
3. Make a thick paste of cornstarch diluting it with one-quarter cup cold water. Add the sesame oil, brandy, soy sauce and sugar and add this mixture to the chicken.
4. Simmer for two or three minutes, stirring constantly, then serve.
Note: To modify this recipe and reduce the sodium and/or the fat, use low sodium broth and low sodium soy sauce. Decrease the fat content by using less peanut oil and less sesame oil.