Cranberry Sweet and Sour Chicken
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- 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
- 1 teaspoon cooking oil
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, liquid drained and reserved
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1⁄2 cup barbecue sauce
- 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce
- 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
- rice or chow mein noodles
- Combine pineapple liquid and cornstarch.
- Stir in sauces and set aside.
- Heat oil in a large fry pan over high heat.
- Add chicken, salt, and pepper.
- Stir-fry until no longer pink.
- Add peppers and pineapple tidbits.
- stir fry 2 minutes longer.
- Stir the cornstarch mixture and add to chicken.
- Cook and stir constantly, over med heat until thickened.
- Server over rice or chow mien noodles.
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This was definately a quick and easy recipe. I had everything but the green peppers on hand. I wanted to try a different Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe and this one was different. The family all liked this well enough. I may make it again. But it just seemed to be missing something to me. Not quite sure. It seemed to still have a bit of a barbeque sauce taste and smell to it. Maybe next time i'll try to increase the cranberry sauce and maybe lessen the barbeque sauce. But still...in a pinch, this was a good recipe. I gave 4 stars instead of 5 just because it wasn't "excellent" in my opinion. But again, my family did enjoy this. We ate it over white rice and served some teryiakki noodles on the side.
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