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Polynesian Sweet and Sour Hot Dogs with Rice

Polynesian Sweet and Sour Hot Dogs with Rice

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-

1

can (20 oz) pineapple chunks in juice

1/2

cup packed brown sugar

3

tablespoons apple cider vinegar

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)

8

cups hot cooked white rice

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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 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
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;

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


Watch the video: Hot Dogs u0026 Rice Recipe (December 2021).