Chicken and Sweet Pepper Stir-Fry

Stir-fry fans will line up for seconds with this easy combo of fresh and colorful bell peppers, tender chicken, and an Asian sauce over instant rice.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Rice

1 1/2
cups uncooked instant rice
1 1/2
cups water

Sauce

1/2
cup purchased sweet-and-sour sauce
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/2
teaspoons grated gingerroot
1/2
teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder, if desired

Stir-Fry

1
tablespoon oil
1
lb. boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into thin bite-sized strips
2
large garlic cloves, minced
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
large red onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges (1 cup)
1/4
cup water
1
(8-oz.) can pineapple tidbits in unsweetened juice, drained
  • 1 Cook rice in 1 1/2 cups water as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; mix well. Set aside.
  • 3 Heat oil in wok or 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken strips; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Add garlic; cook and stir an additional 30 seconds or until tender. Remove chicken mixture from wok; place on plate.
  • 4 Add bell peppers and onion to same wok; cook and stir 1 minute. Add 1/4 cup water; cover and cook 2 minutes or until vegetables are partially cooked. Uncover; stir in pineapple and sauce mixture. Cook uncovered an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Return chicken to wok; cook and stir until thoroughly heated. Serve over rice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    880mg
    880%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    59g
    59%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    38%;
    Vitamin C
    74%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    18%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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