Sweet and Spicy Stir-Fry Chicken

Get out the chopsticks! You can dine on an awesome Asian stir-fry in less than 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Sauce

1/4
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon sugar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon white vinegar
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Stir-Fry

2
tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil
1
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1
small onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot, if desired
1 1/2
cups fresh petite green beans
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
tablespoons water
1
cup cubed (1 inch) fresh pineapple
1/3
cup dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 In small bowl, mix sauce ingredients with wire whisk until well blended; set aside.
  • 2 In wok or 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over high heat about 2 minutes. Add chicken, onion, garlic and gingerroot, breaking up clumps of chicken with wooden spoon; cook 1 minute without stirring. Stir-fry about 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Transfer chicken mixture to clean bowl.
  • 3 To empty wok, add remaining 1 tablespoon oil; heat over high heat about 1 minute. Add green beans and bell pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add water; cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes. Stir vegetables.
  • 4 Return chicken mixture to wok. Mix sauce mixture again with wire whisk to recombine; pour into wok. Stir to coat mixture with sauce. Cook uncovered about 1 minute or until sauce is thickened. Stir in pineapple and peanuts.

Expert Tips

Serve the stir-fry mixture over hot cooked rice or Asian noodles.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.