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Chicken with Pineapple Sauce Recipe
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Chicken with Pineapple Sauce Recipe

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Here's a sweet thick glaze that really dresses up plain chicken. We think it also tastes good over ham.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • Minced chives, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 79 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 700 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the pineapple, soy sauce, garlic salt and ginger. Cook and stir over low heat until thickened.
  2. Place chicken in a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Pour half of the sauce over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes. Bake 10 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 1 70°, basting several times with the remaining sauce. Sprinkle with chives if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Pineapple Sauce in Country April/May 1999, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 79 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 700 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Chicken with Pineapple Sauce

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2014

"Made this for company and they were wild about it! It really is delicious, served over rice."

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2014

"This is a great recipe, quick and easy with ingredients that are already on hand most of the time. However, the nutritional information given is completely inaccurate!! I track points with weight watchers and used the information provided to calculate points and it calculated to 2 points. (boneless, skinless chicken breast is 3 points for 4 oz.) I entered the entire recipe and it came out to 8 points! Huge difference!! It's still a relatively healthy entree, just not as healthy as the numbers provided lead you to believe."

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Reviewed Oct. 30, 2013

"This was really quick, easy & good to make. Was almost like a sweet & sour chicken. Will definitely make again. It did take about 40 minutes for the chicken to bake though & not 25. Served it with broccoli & rice."

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Reviewed Jun. 14, 2012

"Whoever thought it only takes 25 minutes to cook 4 chicken breasts must have a super oven. Took my chicken over an hour! It was okay but definitely misleading on time. Not a quick after work dinner."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2011

"I ended up overcooking my chicken and it turned out a little dry, but with the mouth salivating sauce it was still delicious! I will definitely try this again!"

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