Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Stewed Chicken with Pineapple Sauce Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6

1 whole

2/3 cup

1/2 cup

1/2 cup


5 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

2 1/2 cup

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

5 tablespoons


Pineapple, diced

Onion, diced

Pineapple juice

Parsley leaves

Soy sauce


Cold water

Cornstarch, stir with 1 tablespoon cold water

Sesame oil


Method :
  • Clean the chicken. Soak with soy sauce and wine for about half an hour.

  • Deep fry in the hot oil, until it becomes golden brown.

  • Remove the chicken and drain off from frying pan. Put back only 3 tablespoons oil in pan and stir fry the onion.

  • Add the remaining soaked sauce and pineapple juice. Place the chicken in, then add cold water, cover with lid. Stew at low heat about half an hour, until the chicken is done, when only half of liquid is left.

  • Remove the chicken and cut into 1 inch wide 2 inches long pieces, then lay on a platter in a chicken shape.

  • Add pineapple into the pan, cook with the chicken liquid for 3 minutes at low heat.

  • Add cornstarch paste and sesame oil, stir well.

  • Pour the sauce over the chicken, and garnish with parsley leaves.

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