Friday, November 30, 2012

Crock Pot Recipe 12




Sweet and Sour Chicken





Substitution idea: Pork tenderloin may be substituted  in place of chicken thighs





This recipe provides 6 servings.



                                                                 Serving Size: 2/3 cup chicken mixture and a 1/2 cup rice




Ingredients:


1) 1 1/4 cup chopped onion
2) 1/3 cup sugar
3) 1/3 cup ketchup
4) 1/4 cup of orange juice
5) 3 tablespoons cornstarch
6) 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
7) 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
8) 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
9) 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch pieces
10) 2 (8-ounce) cans pineapple chunks in juice, drained
11) 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
12) 1 large green bell pepper, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
13) 3 cups hot cooked white rice


Directions:

 Combine first 12 ingredients in a crock pot. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 4 hours. Serve over rice.




Nutritional value per serving:


Calories:  335
Fat. 3.5 grams
Protein: 18 grams
Carbs: 56 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 350 mg
Calcium: 38 mg








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