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Polynesian Sweet and Sour Hot Dogs with Rice

Polynesian Sweet and Sour Hot Dogs with Rice
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 8

Hot dogs are the unsung heroes of dinnertime, and here’s another recipe that proves it! Toss pineapple pieces, bits of bell pepper and sliced hot dogs in a homemade sweet and sour sauce, then serve over rice for a dinner that’s fast, cheap and supremely satisfying. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
can (20 oz) pineapple chunks in juice
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
package (16 oz) hot dogs, sliced on the diagonal into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1/2
large green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 1 cup)
1/2
large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 1 cup)
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons water
8
cups hot cooked white rice

Steps

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  • 1
    Drain pineapple chunks; reserve juice. In medium bowl, stir juice with brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce and garlic powder.
  • 2
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook hot dogs in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly browned. Remove from skillet.
  • 3
    Add pineapple juice mixture, drained pineapple chunks and chopped bell peppers to hot skillet. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook uncovered 5 to 6 minutes to reduce mixture slightly.
  • 4
    In small bowl, beat cornstarch and water with whisk. Add to skillet; stir constantly until mixture is thick and bubbling. Add hot dogs back into skillet and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve over hot rice.

Expert Tips

  • Store leftovers in airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 days.
  • Use instant rice to make this meal quick and easy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
1500mg
62%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
74g
25%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
26g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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