Pineapple Chicken


1 fryer, about 3-1/2 pounds
1 medium onion
2 stalks celery
4 slices canned pineapple
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon water
4 tablespoons peanut oil
1/4 cup canned pineapple syrup
cooked rice (optional)


Debone chicken. Cube meat, onion, and celery. Cut pineapple slices into eighths. Mix cornstarch, soy sauce, and water, and brush over chicken. Saute onion in 1 tablespoon peanut oil. Add celery, stir 1 minute, and set aside. Saute chicken in 3 tablespoons oil. Add vegetables, pineapple, and syrup. Serve over rice, if desired.


Makes 4 servings.

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