Pineapple Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

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Victor Modified: May 31, 2021
Pineapple Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

How To Make Pineapple Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry

Looking for something to cook in a pinch? This tasty chicken stir-fry is the way to go! It comes with a sweet, pineapple ginger sauce for extra flavor.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbchicken breastsboneless skinless, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • salt and freshly-cracked black pepper
  • 2tbsppeanut oilor olive oil, divided
  • 1green bell peppercored and diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1white onionsmall, peeled and diced into 1-inch pieces
  • ½lbfresh asparaguscut into 1-inch pieces, with ends trimmed off
  • 2tbspfresh gingerminced
  • 3garlic clovespeeled and minced
  • 2cupspineapple chunksfresh or frozen
  • green onionsthinly-sliced
  • sesame seedstoasted

For Stir-Fry Sauce:

  • ¾cupchickenor vegetable stock
  • 3tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tbsprice vinegar
  • 1 ½tbspcornstarch
  • 1tspsesame oiltoasted
  • 2tbspsrirachaoptional

Instructions

  1. Season the chicken with a few pinches of salt and freshly-cracked black pepper.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saute pan or wok over medium-high heat.

  3. Add chicken and saute for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through.

  4. Transfer chicken with a slotted spoon to a separate plate, and set aside.

  5. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the pan, and add the bell pepper, onion, and asparagus.

  6. Saute for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the vegetables reach your desired level of doneness.

  7. Add in the ginger, garlic, and pineapple, and toss to combine.

  8. Saute for 1 to 2 more minutes, or until the garlic is fragrant.

  9. Add the chicken back in, then stir in the sauce and let it cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until it has thickened, stirring occasionally.

For Stir-Fry Sauce:

  1. Whisk the stock, rice vinegar, cornstarch, sesame oil, and sriracha in a small bowl until combined.

  2. Serve warm, garnished with your desired toppings, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 759.88kcal
  • Fat: 40.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.59g
  • Trans Fat: 0.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.86g
  • Fiber: 11.98g
  • Sugar: 18.80g
  • Protein: 61.90g
  • Cholesterol: 177.57mg
  • Sodium: 2070.58mg
  • Calcium: 167.44mg
  • Potassium: 1691.07mg
  • Iron: 12.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 264.69µg
  • Vitamin C: 93.61mg
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