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Beer adds a distinctive malty taste to this brown sugar sweetened sauce that's spooned over bananas and chicken.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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10 mins
45 mins
55 mins


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  • Rinse chicken; pat dry. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet; add chicken. Cook chicken, uncovered, over medium heat for 10 minutes. Turn chicken; add onion and cook 5 minutes more or until chicken and onion are lightly browned. Drain off fat. Carefully add 1-1/4 cups of the beer, the brown sugar, red pepper, and salt.

  • Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Uncover; add bananas and cook for 12 minutes more or until chicken is cooked through.

  • Using a slotted spoon, remove chicken, onion, and banana to a platter; cover to keep warm. Measure remaining liquid and, if necessary, add water to total 1 cup.

  • Return chicken and liquid mixture to skillet. Combine remaining 1/4 cup beer and cornstarch; add to skillet. cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly; cook for 1 to 2 minutes more. Serve chicken and sauce over hot rice, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

383 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 86mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 33g; insoluble fiber 3g; protein 27g; vitamin a 97.2IU; vitamin c 11.8mg; sodium 178mg; calcium 40.4mg; iron 1.6mg.