chicken breasts, boned, skinned, and cut into 2-inch pieces
fresh ginger root, peeled and minced, or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
garlic, minced or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
(8 ounce) pineapple chunks, drained (save juice)
chicken broth or water (see notes)
sliced vegetables, such as celery, green peppers, onions, and mushrooms
medium tomato, cut in wedges
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat (350 degrees in an electric skillet).
Add chicken, ginger and garlic, and cook 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
Add pineapple juice, chicken broth and vinegar. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add sliced vegetables. Cover and cook 3 minutes.
Mix orange juice, soy sauce, sugar and cornstarch together in a small bowl. Stir until smooth. Add to skillet and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
Add tomato wedges and pineapple chunks.
Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Broth can be canned or made using bouillon. For each cup of broth use 1 cup very hot water and 1 teaspoon or 1 cube bouillon.
Serve with brown rice for more whole grains.
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