Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat; cook the chicken and carrots in the hot oil until the chicken is no longer pink in the center and the carrots are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and ginger; cook another 1 minute. Add the shallots and bell pepper; cook another 1 minute.
Whisk together 3 tablespoons of the reserved liquid from the canned pineapple chunks along with the pineapple chunks, the water, soy sauce, cornstarch, vinegar, and pepper flakes; stir into the chicken and vegetable mixture and bring to a boil, stirring until the sauce thickens.
Tips & Tricks
Kung Pao Chicken
Make spicy kung pao chicken that rivals your favorite Chinese restaurant’s versio
A quick stir-fry that’s slightly sweet, slightly spicy and very veggie friendly.