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Sweet & Sour Chicken with Pineapple Surprise

6-8 servings

Sweet & Sour Chicken with Pineapple Surprise

Ingredients

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            [description] => chicken breast, cut into strips
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            [product_name] => Pineapple Chunks
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            [description] => DOLE Pineapple Chunks, drained with syrup set aside
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            [description] => DOLE Pineapple Chunks syrup
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            [description] => white vinegar
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            [description] => banana ketchup
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            [description] => brown sugar
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            [description] => carrot, cut into thin strips
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            [description] => green bell pepper, diced
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            [description] => red bell pepper, diced
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            [description] => vegetable oil
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            [description] => ginger, finely chopped
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            [description] => Salt and pepper to taste
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Procedure

  1. In a bowl, mix all batter ingredients and stir well to remove limps.
  2. Place chicken strips into the batter and let it sit for at least 15 minutes.
  3. In a pan, heat up oil and pan-fry the chicken strips until golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
  4. In the same pan, reduce the amount of oil and leave enough for sauteing.
  5. Saute the ginger, carrots, and DOLE Pineapple Chunks.
  6. Add ketchup, vinegar, syrup, and sugar.
  7. Stir constantly and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  8. Add the bell peppers and chicken strips and cook for another 3 minutes. 
  9. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.