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Thai Pineapple and Chicken

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Thai Pineapple and Chicken
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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes

A deliciously sweet and savory dish featuring chicken, fresh pineapple and red bell peppers.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked brown rice (regular or instant)
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or canola oil, divided
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1" cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 medium onion, cut into chunks
  • 2 cups cut broccoli florets and stems
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 fresh lime, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Thai fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Thai chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
     
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a large skillet. Add cubed chicken, stir fry 4-5 minutes until chicken is done. Remove from skillet.
     
  3. Heat remaining oil. Add garlic and cook one minute.
     
  4. Add bell pepper, onion and broccoli; cook 5 minutes.
     
  5. Add pineapple; cook an additional 3-4 minutes.
     
  6. Return chicken to skillet and stir in juice from ½ lime, fish sauce, chili sauce and cilantro. Cook 1 more minute.
     
  7. Serve over brown rice with lime wedges.

Notes

Serve with 8 oz non-fat milk.

Source: Produce for Better Health

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 511
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 511 mg
Carbohydrates 69 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugars 14 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 34 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium N/A
Iron N/A
Potassium N/A
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 511
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g
Linoleic Acid 3 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 8 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 17 mg
Cholesterol 70 mg
Carbohydrates 69 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugars 14 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 34 g
Minerals
Sodium 511 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 119 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 156 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 96 mcg
Folate 110 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 16 mg
Choline 125 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/2 cups
Vegetables
1 cup
Grains
2 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods
3 ounces