Dewon Chicken with Rice and Peas

Dewon Chicken with Rice and Peas
4 servings

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tsp canola or olive oil (or cooking spray)
– 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or 15 boneless, skinless thighs)
cup low sodium soy sauce
cup sweet and sour sauce
1 14
oz can (398 ml) pineapple tidbits with ½ of the juice (reserve rest)
1 ½
cup basmati or white rice
cup water
tsp Mrs. Dash Table Blend
Butter (optional)


Step 1

Heat oil in large electric frying pan or spray pan with cooking spray.

Step 2

Brown chicken on all sides.

Step 3

Once all sides are browned, pour in soy sauce, sweet and sour sauce and pineapple tidbits. (Reserving ½ the juice.) Keep adding balance of juice, depending on how long you will be simmering.

Step 4

Cover. Set timer for 30 minutes at low simmer.

Step 5

Combine rice and water in a microwave-safe pot or casserole. Microwave rice at high for 10 minutes then medium for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Place peas in microwave-safe pot or casserole dish. Let stand. When timer rings for rice, cover and microwave at high for 5 minutes. When timer rings, stir and add spice. Let stand.

Step 7

Microwave peas 2 additional minutes once thighs are ready. Add butter if desired.

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