Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple and Rice is one of our favorites.
This is a quick delicious meal we just love, if you occasionally need a change from the usual, you just found it!
4 boneless chicken breasts cut up in cubes
2 tablespoon sesame oil or olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper and cayenne pepper
3/4 cup water
1 1/2 cups pineapple chunks reserve juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
reserved pineapple juice
2 tablespoons corn starch
3 to 4 tablespoons rice vinegar or regular vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 cup chopped green or red peppers or both
In a large fry pan, brown chicken on all sides in oil. Season with salt, peppers. Reduce heat and simmer with water covered 30 minutes.
In a small bowl mix corn starch, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, pineapple liquid and stir. Add sauce to chicken in fry pan cook stirring constantly until clear and thickened. Add pepper and pineapple. Cook 10 minutes... Serve over fluffy boiled white rice.