Friday, June 25, 2010

Pineapple Chicken

 Pineapple chicken

 Pineapple chicken stir fry is an easy recipe that can be made in a jiffy. This is an adaption of Thai pineapple chicken but with no gravy. It tasted wonderful with bite sized chicken pieces, sweet pineapples and bell peppers. This was not the authentic Thai dinner. For me it was a side dish for fried rice.

Boneless chicken pieces - 1 lb
Pineapple cubes- 3/4 cup
Bell pepper- 1 ( or a combo of different colors)
white onion- 1 medium
Garlic 3 -4cloves
Oyster sauce- 11/2 tsp
Fish Sauce- 2 tsp
Vinegar- 1 tsp
Garlic-chilly pepper sauce- 1 1/2tsp
sugar- 1tsp
Honey - 1tsp
Oil- 3 tsp

Cut chicken pieces into bite size chunks. Drain out the water from pineapple and keep aside( I used canned ones)
Heat oil in a wok or a heavy pan and add minced garlic and saute it for about 30 to 40 seconds and add in the chicken pieces and fry for about four minutes till chicken is browned up and crunchy. Remove from heat and keep aside. In the same pan toss in onions and bell peppers and stir fry them till soft and add pineapple pieces and saute for another minute. Take 1/3 cup of pineapple juice reserved ( or you can use chicken stock) mix in the sauces and sugar and vinegar.Drop in the fried chicken and pour the sauce mixture. Allow it to boil and get a bit dried up.
( If you wish to serve this over cooked jasmine rice increase the amount of stock and add in 1/2 tsp of corn starch and bring to boil and immediately take off from flame)

Try this..

Hope you will all enjoy..


  1. Lovely colors dear :) This must have been sweet and tangy kind of dish right? looks awesome :)

  2. looks wonderful,it must be big treat for chicken lovers :)

  3. Hi Suja, what a lovely combo of sweet n spice in this chicken. I 'm drooling:) Good to have even as a full meal itself. Must have tasted heavenly with fried rice.

  4. Wow..Fabulous Suja, Great flavors and yummy looking pineapple chicken..

    Kairali sisters

  5. Awesome and lip smacking one Suja...

  6. Thanks all
    @rach yaa it was bit sweet and tangy dish
    @satya thanks a chicken lover:)
    @Viki kairali sisters..true tasted fantastic...earlier was very reluctant to use fish sauce,never liked its smell ..but when added to recipes its unbelievable..tastes and smells so great.
    Suman and Nitha thanks:)

  7. Yummy, havent made it with pineapple though...sounds very interesting suja...

  8. Looks very delicious and tempting suja. It's febulous. So colourful and looks awesome!

  9. hey thats so amazing...the color of it is really very tempting and yummy....too good to have rgt now....

  10. Woww havent made chicken with pineapples yet, sounds tasty and yummy Suja..

  11. wow....look at the colour...lovely...yum yum

  12. drooling over here:) looks awesome.

  13. wow first time hearing this..yummy and colour full

  14. suja adipoli ayittundu ketto. pineapple chicken kettitundu but never tried. try cheyyum soon

  15. sugar, pineapple with chicken is an unusual combo.. eager to try this !

  16. easy tasty one. i like this pineapple flavored chicken sometimes i used to prepare the same.. really best with fried rice so yumm

  17. Thanks all for stopping by and for your lovely feedback' happy to know that you all liked this:)

  18. Nice combo of chicken and pineapple.Looks yum.

  19. Thanks Pravs for stopping by and for the sweet comment:)

  20. First time hearing this. Different taste. Must try.


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