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Chicken with Pineapple Sauce

 Chicken with Pineapple Sauce
Here's a sweet thick glaze that really dresses up plain chicken. We think it also tastes good over ham.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
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.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.