Melting Pot Chicken

Melting Pot Chicken

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Melting Pot Chicken

This Melting Pot Chicken has a really nice Asian influence. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Melting Pot Chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 461kcal


  • 2 1/2 chicken pieces
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 16 oiunces pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 sliced green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup broken English Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup seedless grapes
  • cooked rice serve with


  • Place cornstarch and paprika in a plastic bag. Shake a few pieces of chicken at a time in bag with cornstarch and paprika. Save left over cornstarch for sauce mixture. Brown chicken slowly in a moderately hot skillet, turning as necessary. When lightly browned 15 to 20 minutes, reduce heat, cover tightly, and cook slowly until almost tender 10 to 20 minutes. Drain pineapple, saving liquid. Add pineapple, celery, and green pepper and add to pan, and place chicken pieces over the top of the vegetables. Cover and cook for five minutes. Combine 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with the remaining of the cornstarch mixture that was used to coat the chicken, and add brown sugar, cornstarch, soy sauce, and 1/4 cup pineapple liquid. Pour over chicken. Cover and continue to cook for 10 minutes. Stir walnuts and raisins into mixture and serve with cooked rice.


Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 441mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.8mg

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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

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