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Pineapple Chicken with White Rice

Hey hey hey!! It’s me! I have to say now that is open back up and I’m working seven days a week, I try to make extra food for leftovers with each meal I make… which isn’t often anymore LOL but this way everyone’s fed for the week. Now, I’m back with A MUCH LOVED family dinner. This is a little time consuming BUT so worth it!!! Bonus, this dinner tastes even better heated up for left overs!! Like yummmmmmooo!!!

Servings: 8 servings

Total Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (at minimum)

Ingredients for Chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts

  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper

  • 6 tablespoons flour

  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2 cups of cooked white rice [jasmine is the best]

  • corn, canola, or vegetable oil for frying

Ingredients for Sauce

  • 3 cups pineapple chunks [roughly equal to 1 whole pineapple]

  • 3 cups pineapple juice

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch + 2 tablespoons water

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce


1. In a bowl, cut chicken breasts into chunks (about 1 inch cubes). Add soy sauce, sesame oil, black pepper and eggs. Cover and let marinate in fridge for at least 1 hour (up to 6 hours).

2. Start making the rice.

3. Add flour and cornstarch to chicken to create a thick batter. Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat. Add chicken and fry until chicken is browned, turning if necessary. Remove chicken from oil onto plate lined with paper towels.

4) In a medium saucepan, combine pineapples and pineapple juice. Bring to a boil, then add brown sugar and soy sauce, and simmer for 5 minutes.

5) In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water into a paste. Pour into sauce and stir until thick enough to coat a spoon. Pour chicken pieces into saucepan and mix until thoroughly coated. Serve with white rice.

Enjoy! Don't forget to leave us a comment if you like this dish, and be sure to click the heart! Also, leave a comment if you changed anything about this recipe and how that worked out for you! Thank you!!!

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