Orange Chicken Oriental
3 chicken breasts, boned, skinned, and cut into 2-inch pieces
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground ginger
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 small garlic clove, minced
1 can (8.5 oz.) pineapple chunks, undrained
1 cup orange juice, divided
1 envelope instant chicken bouillon
2 Tbsp wine vinegar
1/3 cup sliced celery
1 small Green Pepper, cut into 1/4 inch strips
1 small Onion, sliced
1 small Tomato, cut into wedges
2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
1 Tbsp Sugar
3 Tbsp Flour
Sprinkle chicken with salt and ginger.
Heat oil in large skillet, over medium heat; add chicken and garlic and cook 5 minutes. Add liquid from canned pineapple, 3/4 cup orange juice, bouillon and vinegar. Cover; simmer 10 minutes.
Add celery, green pepper, and onion. Cover, cook 5 minutes longer. Add tomato wedges and pineapple chunks.
In small bowl, blend together soy sauce, sugar, flour and remaining 1/4 cup orange juice. Add to skillet and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to boiling; cook 1 minute longer.
Serve over hot cooked rice, if desired.
Yield: 4 sevings
Notes: Most of the work in this recipe involves the preparation - mincing, chopping and dicing. To save time, buy pre-chopped.