Chicken and Vegetables with Pineapple

Enjoy hearty dinner tonight with this slow cooked zesty chicken thighs and veggies with pineapple chunks that’s served over rice!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 5 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2-inch strips
2
tablespoons soy sauce
2
medium carrots, sliced (about 3/4 cup)
1
(8-oz.) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
(8-oz.) can pineapple chunks in unsweetened juice, drained, reserving juice
2
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
4
cups water
1/2
cup purchased sweet-and-sour sauce
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1 1/2
cups fresh snow pea pods (about 6 oz.)
3
green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces, if desired
  • 1 In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, combine chicken and soy sauce; mix to coat evenly. Add carrots, water chestnuts and reserved pineapple juice. Stir to combine.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3 About 30 minutes before serving, cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine sweet-and-sour sauce, cornstarch and gingerroot; stir until well blended. Stir into chicken mixture. Add pea pods, onions and pineapple chunks; stir gently to mix. Increase heat setting to high; cover and cook an additional 20 to 25 minutes or until pea pods are crisp-tender. Serve chicken mixture over rice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    490
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    450mg
    450%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    75g
    75%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    78%;
    Vitamin C
    14%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    28%;
    Exchanges:
    5 Starch; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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