Chinese Pineapple Chicken

Easy, Gluten Free and Low Carb

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Chinese Pineapple Chicken
Chinese Pineapple Chicken
Dining In,

Main ingredients

1-3 pound chicken, cut up

salt, to season

black pepper, to season

2 tablespoons vinegar

2 tablespoons apple juice

2 tablespoons Tuscanini Tomato Paste

16 ounces Gefen Pineapple Chunks, drained; reserve syrup

2 tablespoons Gefen Soy Sauce

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1 large onion, chopped

1 large green pepper, cut into large chunks

1 tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tablespoons cold water

Start Cooking

To Prepare Preheat oven to 450°F. 

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Arrange skin-side up, in nine x 13-inch baking pan. Bake, uncovered, for 20 to 30 minutes, until browned. 

Combine vinegar, apple juice, tomato paste, and pineapple syrup with enough water to total two cups liquid. Pour into large bowl. Add soy sauce, ginger, onion, and pepper; stir well. 

Lower oven to 350°F. Pour syrup mixture over chicken. Cover and bake for one hour. 

Add pineapple to chicken. Cover and return to 325°F oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until chicken is tender and pineapple is heated through. 

Remove chicken to platter; pour sauce into pot. Stir in dissolved cornstarch mixture and bring to a boil until thickened, stirring constantly. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.

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