Almond Vegetable Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

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Margaret Wilson of Hemet, California shared the recipe for this yummy mainstay. Pineapple juice, ginger and soy sauce lend a slightly tangy flavor to the chicken strips and veggies in this pretty blend. A package of frozen vegetables speeds along the prep time, making this a quick meal for busy weeknights.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli stir-fry vegetable blend
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup DOLE® Canned 100% Pineapple Juice
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 278 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 708mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 0 fat.


  1. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken and almonds in hot oil for 2 minutes. Add vegetables. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender and chicken is no longer pink.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, brown sugar and ginger. Stir in pineapple juice and soy sauce until smooth. Stir into chicken mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with rice if desired. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Almond Chicken Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty August/September 2003, p6

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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ojc0806 130714
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2014

"Great meal!"

jess464 88339
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2013

"It is very quick & simple to make with just a touch of asian food flavor!"

Summerfest 55066
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2013

"I really liked this recipe. The almonds gave it a wonderful crunch. I used my own combination of fresh vegetables and stir-fried a little before covering them to cook. Really good!!"

paardvrouw 129091
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2012

"Even my picky eater described it as tasty and got seconds, even if she did leave off vegetables."

maldebr 89470
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2011

"This is easy to make, and the whole family loves it! I make this all the time!"

patriroqt 70221
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2011

"This was very good. i'm not a fan of soy sauce but everyone else liked the sauce. it made a very nice easy dinner :) my first time making chicken and it turned out really good so i was happy!"

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