A fragrant combination of tea, pineapple juice and spices comes together in a delicious sauce for this chicken and vegetable stir-fry. Serve over jasmine rice with wilted spinach. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November 1997

Alexandre M. Bird
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Combine rice wine (or sherry), tea, juice, soy sauce and honey in a 2-cup glass measure; set aside.

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  • Combine cinnamon, ginger, pepper and salt in a small bowl. Rub the spice mixture evenly on both sides of chicken breasts.

  • Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, reduce heat to medium and cook until golden outside and no longer pink inside, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

  • Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to the pan. Add bell pepper, scallions and garlic; saute for 30 seconds. Add the reserved rice wine-tea mixture. Bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits. Cook until the liquid is reduced by half, 2 to 4 minutes.

  • Reduce heat to low and return the chicken and any accumulated juices to the pan. Simmer gently, spooning the sauce over the chicken, until heated through, about 1 minute.

  • Slice the chicken into thin diagonal slices and fan on plates. Spoon the sauce and vegetables over. Serve immediately.

Tips

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.

Nutrition Facts

343 calories; 8.6 g total fat; 120 mg cholesterol; 520 mg sodium. 10.9 g carbohydrates; 45 g protein; Full Nutrition

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