Spicy Pineapple Chicken

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup 100% whole wheat flour
  • 1.25 pounds chicken thighs, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 1/3 cup potato starch
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Canola oil for deep frying plus one tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1 cup mixed bell peppers, sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon red chili flakes
  • 1 cup 100% pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons muscabado sugar
  • 1 cup pineapple cubes

Directions:

  1. Whisk together flour with enough water to form pancake batter-like consistency.  Mix in with chicken.  Set aside for 10 minutes. Heat oil to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for deep frying.
  2. Whisk together both starches, salt, and pepper.  Dip chicken pieces into starch mixture then fry for 4-5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.  Drain on paper towel.
  3. Heat one tablespoon of oil.  Add garlic.  When fragrant add onions and peppers.  Cook on medium heat until onions and peppers are soft.  Add chili flakes.  Cook for 30 seconds.  Add pineapple juice and raw sugar.  Bring to a boil and simmer until thickened to syrup-like consistency.
  4. Turn off heat and toss in chicken and pineapple.  Enjoy with brown rice!

 

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