Easy Pineapple Chicken

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Happy Monday, Beauties!
I hope you all had a fabulous weekend and are ready to start a new week. This isn’t makeup related, but I wanted to share an easy and delicious recipe for pineapple chicken that the bff made at her place a few weeks ago. I promise, even inexperienced cooks can throw this together without too much stress :).

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Ingredients:

  • Chicken, this was about 2 lbs. You can use whatever part of the chicken you like, we went with thin slicked breast fillets that were cut up into 1-1 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Pineapple (fresh or canned chunks); about a cup.
  • Onion, about 1/3 of one cut into 1 inch pieces.
  • 1 red bell pepper, 1 yellow bell pepper. Cut into one inch pieces.
  • 1 head of garlic.
  • 1 bottle of sweet and sour sauce; this is to taste as well.

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Start off with pouring some oil into a pan and throwing the head of garlic in. My mom taught me to do this whenever cooking with oil…she said it helps the oil not burn. I don’t know if that’s true or not, but I always do it lol.

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Once the oil is warm, throw the chicken in and let it cook, covered. We didn’t use any seasoning, but you can if you like.

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YUM! Look at the pretty veggie colors :).

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Once the chicken turns white, throw the onion in and cook for a few minutes.

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Next, the bell peppers go in. Cook until they start to soften slightly, you don’t want mushy peppers.

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The pineapple goes in last, when the peppers are cooked, but still a little firm.

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And finally, the sauce goes in. We used about 3/4 of the bottle. Now let it simmer and finish cooking everything for about 5 minutes. Once it’s done, serve with veggies or rice; ours was paired with plain brown rice.

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For dessert, Shan served strawberries and the leftover pineapple with cream cheese frosting and wine. Paired with a Friends marathon, it was a perfect bff date :).

Let me know if you give this a try and how you like it.

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