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  • Sweetened with honey and pineapple, this chicken dish includes rice, vegetables and classic oriental spices
  • Great-tasting, nutritious meal is made from high-quality ingredients to fuel your adventure
  • Easy-to-prepare—just add hot water to the fill line without the need of a measuring cup
  • All-natural, gluten-free instant meal; no artifical colors, flavors, additives or preservatives
  • AlpineAire Pineapple Orange Chicken has a 5+ year shelf life
  • *Discount will be applied when you check out. Offer not valid for sale-price items ending in $._3 or $._9

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Ingredients: Instant White Rice, Cooked Freeze-Dried Diced Chicken, Fruit Juice, Natural Grain Dextrin, Cornstarch, Honey Powder (spray dried with Maltodextrin), Freeze-Dried Whole Pea Pods, Freeze-Dried Pineapple Chunks, Mixed Red & Green Bell Pepper, Cane Sugar, Chopped Onion, Low Sodium Chicken Broth, Onion Granules, Pineapple Powder, Low Sodium Salt, Ginger, Sliced Mushrooms, Soy Sauce Powder (Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Maltodextrin), Miso Powder, Orange Juice Powder (Maltodextrin, Natural Flavors), Sesame Oil Powder (Sesame Oil, Dextrin, Casein, Salt), and Black Pepper.

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Specs

Best Use Backpacking
Serving Size 1.5 cups
Servings per Container 2 serving(s)
Calories Per Serving 360
Calories from Fat 15
Total Fat 2 grams
Saturated Fat 0.5 gram
Trans Fat 0 grams
Cholesterol 25 milligrams
Sodium 410 milligrams
Carbohydrates 70 grams
Potassium 0 grams
Dietary Fiber 3 grams
Sugars 13 grams
Protein 16 grams
Meat Chicken
Gluten Free Yes
Net Weight 7 ounces
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disgusting... straight up... I eat everything in the woods. I forage, I bring dehydated ingredients to combine into meals, I even do a lot w/ these pre-packaged meals. And I generally am able to finish all of the latter. But not this one. This is quite bluntly, the worst dehydrated meal I've ever encountered. It appears to be a collection of excess ingredients and mirrors exactly ZERO non-backwoods recipes I've ever encountered. The peas -- for some reason -- are EXCEPTIONALLY offensive. I realize that sentence will not make sense when you read it; all I can say is that you will have to experience it for yourself to get the gist. All in all Alpine Aire makes competent meals -- this one, however, should be abandonded, discontinued or otherwise outlawed. Let it be known, SGS
Date published: 2016-07-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from not gluten free this is listed as gluten free here on REI site but it is not. see ingredients.
Date published: 2015-07-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not as sweet as the flavor implies I bought this meal with impression it was going to be sweet, and full of flavor. Major disappointment. Flavor was more on the bland side and could hardly tell there was any pineapple, orange or chicken. It was mostly rice, mushroom and peas. I couldn't even finish the meal.
Date published: 2014-09-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Can be eaten. No flavor, even the pineapple did not have any flavor. The stuff is eatable but that is about all.
Date published: 2015-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pineapple Orange Chicken is A-OK When you need variety in your menu, this is a great addition to your backcountry menu. Totally disagree with the prior review comments. We were pleasantly surprised when we tested this for a pending thru-hike application. We believe in variety, variety, variety for backcountry dinners. For us, the Pineapple Orange Chicken a great addition to our backcountry inventory.
Date published: 2016-09-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible This was the worst tasting freeze dried meal I have ever had. It didn't cook evenly, it tasted incredibly sweet, almost like candy, and was not what I wanted after a grueling hike up the mountain. Stick with the basics, they tried to get way too fancy with this one.
Date published: 2016-09-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bland!!! Glad I ate it at home even after dumping the spice rack to it I was disappointed. Really falls short of the anticipated experience.
Date published: 2015-03-23
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Listed as gluten-free but has wheat as a component of the soy sauce powder?

Asked by: BCSKeizer
We have been in touch with AlpineAire regarding this question. AlpineAire uses a different soy and it is not the wheat based seen elsewhere. They have also stated the following: "Although our Gluten Free AlpineAire Foods are packaged in our facility that handles wheat products, our dedicated Allergen Program ensures no cross contamination. Allergen Program operating procedures include, identifying raw materials that contain allergens then color coding and storing allergens separately into a color coded designated allergen area. Productions runs are dedicated to gluten free production first. All equipment is thoroughly washed and sanitized. We utilize a dust collection system to minimize airborne contaminates throughout our facility. Our gluten free product recipes have been tested at third party labs to ensure integrity. All test results have shone less than 5ppm well under industry standards. We have been producing and marketing Gluten Free products for 10 years; in that time not one negative reaction has ever been reported to us. We believe strongly that our Gluten Free products provide a safe solution for many."
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-08-27
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