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Italian Pineapple Chicken Recipe

Italian Pineapple Chicken Recipe

I created this dish one night when I was in a particular hurry. There is hardly any preparation involved, and everyone who tries it asks for the recipe.—Becky Lohmiller, Monticello, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced pineapple, drained
  • 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese, optional

Directions

  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. Pour salad dressing into a shallow bowl; dip chicken in dressing. In a large skillet, heat oil. Add chicken; cook over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. Add pineapple slices to the skillet; cook for 30 seconds on each side or until lightly browned. Place a slice on each chicken breast half. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 229 calories, 19 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 524 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Italian Pineapple Chicken

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"Very quick and dekicious."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2012

"we've made this several times. I'm not fond of the swiss cheese, but it's easy to leave off. I can't make enough of the pineapple rings to satisfy the kids."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2012

"Made this again. This time I substituted the pineapple rings for tidbits. I think it worked out much better. This is a very good recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2010

"Thought the combination of cheese and pineapple was questionable until I fixed this. It was very good. My husband raved about it throughout the entire meal. VERY easy and quick to fix, also."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.