Mandarin Chicken Stir-Fry

Fruits and pea pods provide a simple addition to this hearty stir-fried chicken that's ready in 30 minutes. Perfect if you love Asian cuisine.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons rice vinegar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon honey
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
can (11 ounces) mandarin orange segments, drained and 2 tablespoons syrup reserved
1
can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained and juice reserved
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
package (6 ounces) frozen snow (Chinese) pea pods, thawed and drained
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
Hot cooked Chinese noodles or rice, if desired
  • 1 Mix vinegar, soy sauce, honey, cornstarch, red pepper, reserved orange syrup and pineapple juice in small bowl; set aside.
  • 2 Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, gingerroot and garlic; stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in soy sauce mixture. Heat to boiling. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Stir in pea pods, onions and pineapple; heat through. Fold in orange segments. Serve over noodles.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    315
    (
    Calories from Fat
    65),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    530mg
    530%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Iron
    14%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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