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Kriska Cooks: 3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir Fry


If you are following me on Instagram or Snapchat, you must have already seen my Instagram Stories and Snapchat Stories on how I've recently been religious in trying to battle PCOS by working out. Along with serious training, I've also been watching what I eat and have been sticking to the low-carb, high-protein meal plan. Thanks to Mark for being my personal trainer and nutritionist. You can follow him on Instagram @thehungrycoach for more fitness tips and workout ideas. :D

When it comes to dieting, bland and boring foods are a common perception, but that is totally wrong. Diet food doesn't have to be boring. You can still enjoy your meal without the guilt. You just have to make sure to pick the right ingredients to go with your food.

3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir Fry
3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir Fry


For bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts alike, chicken breast is one of the staples in their diet plans. But, a simple chunk of meat as it seems, chicken breast has got to be the hardest to cook, well at least for me. I usually have it grilled but I must admit that it tends to be boring especially when you eat it every single day, so I came up with some recipes on how not to make chicken breast, and well diet food, not boring. :D

Ingredients:

3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir-Fry
2 Chicken breast
2/3 cup Pineapple chunks
1 medium red bell pepper, julienned

Seasonings:
1/2 Tbsp paprika
1 Tbsp garlic powder
salt & pepper to taste
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Preparation and Cooking Procedures:
1. Chop the raw chicken breasts into small cubes and make sure to remove any large pieces of fat.

2. Season the chicken pieces with paprika, pepper, and salt (optional).

I love peppery taste so I usually put more pepper. I also usually omit the salt as Mark is so keen in having a no-salt diet, but you can of course add it as you wish. :)

3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir-Fry

3. In a pan over high heat, add olive oil then toss in the seasoned chicken breast pieces. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the chicken is lightly seared.

Mark and I both have sensitive stomachs so I always make it a point to have the chicken cooked through. :D

3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir-Fry

4. Add the bell pepper, then cook for another 2 or 3 minutes before adding the pineapple.

3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir-Fry

5. Mix everything together and  cook until there is a visible sear on the chicken and pineapple.

6. Transfer to a clean plate, serve, and enjoy! You can eat it as is or with hot steamed rice.

3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir-Fry

I only eat rice for lunch (at half a cup max) and pair it with 1 cup of the stir fry. Then for dinner, I'll have half a cup of the stir fry plus two hard boiled egg whites. :)

3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir-Fry3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir-Fry


Print Recipe

3-Ingredient Chicken and Pineapple Stir Fry
Ingredients
  • 2 chicken breast
  • 2/3 cups pineapple chunks
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
1. Chop the raw chicken breasts into small cubes and make sure to remove any large pieces of fat.2. Season the chicken pieces with paprika, pepper, and salt (optional).3. In a pan over high heat, add olive oil then toss in the seasoned chicken breast pieces. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the chicken is lightly seared.4. Add the bell pepper, then cook for another 2 or 3 minutes before adding the pineapple.5. Mix everything together and cook until there is a visible sear on the chicken and pineapple.6. Transfer to a clean plate, serve, and enjoy! You can eat it as is or with hot steamed rice.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 3-4 servings

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