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Slow-Cooker Chicken Stew with Pepper and Pineapple

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Stew with Pepper and Pineapple
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 8 hr 35 min
  • Servings 4
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The yummy gingery-flavored sauce is delicious! To get every last drop, spoon stewed chicken, pepper and pineapple over hot cooked rice.
Updated Aug 25, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped gingerroot or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, drained and juice reserved
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 medium bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Mix all ingredients except pineapple, cornstarch and bell pepper in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  • 2
    Cover and cook on low heat setting 7 to 8 hours (or high heat setting 3 to 4 hours) or until vegetables are tender and chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3
    Mix reserved pineapple juice and cornstarch until smooth; gradually stir into chicken mixture. Stir in pineapple and bell pepper.
  • 4
    Cover and cook on high heat setting about 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Note: This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cornstarch doesn't mix well into hot liquids, especially soups and stews. Stirring the cornstarch into the reserved pineapple juice before adding it to the stew helps prevent lumps.
  • tip 2
    To make this great stew extra-special, just sprinkle with sliced green onions and toasted coconut or chopped peanuts or cashews.

Nutrition

210 Calories, 4 g Total Fat, 27 g Protein, 19 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
70 mg
Sodium
680 mg
Potassium
560 mg
Total Carbohydrate
19 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Protein
27 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
32%
32%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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