Pineapple Chicken

    30 minutes

    This is a delicious and colourful chicken, pineapple and capsicum stir fried dish, perfect as a quick midweek supper.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 2-3 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • salt to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
    • 500g chicken breast
    • 1 red or green capsicum
    • 1 bunch spring onions
    • 350g tinned pineapple with juice
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Mix the soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, salt and paprika in a bowl.
    2. Slice the chicken into strips across the grain and add to the soy sauce mixture. Mix well and set aside to marinate.
    3. Chop the capsicum into small pieces and slice the spring onions into 3cm lengths. In a frypan or wok, stir fry the capsicum in the remaining tablespoon of oil about 3 minutes. Add the spring onions and the chicken and stir fry until chicken is nearly cooked.
    4. Drain the pineapple juice from the pieces into a bowl. Add the cornflour to the juice and mix well. Add the pineapple pieces to the chicken in the frypan and cook two more minutes. Add the pineapple juice/cornflour mixture to the pan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 3 minutes until the sauce thickens, and serve!

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    To make it more interesting i added 3 cloves garlic and fresh ginger.  -  03 Apr 2017


    Really great and so easy! Would add more spices next time but overall awesome week night recipe. Would make again.  -  02 Aug 2014


    Added shrimp. Will make it again.  -  20 Sep 2018  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)