Pineapple-Mango Chicken Recipe
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Pineapple-Mango Chicken Recipe

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Combining pineapple, mango and spices makes a sauce for chicken that is such a unique recipe and a favorite of so many friends and family. We like to grill the chicken with vegetable kabobs. —Kim Waites, Rutherfordton, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups undrained crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 medium mangoes, peeled and chopped
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast with 2/3 cup sauce (calculated without rice) equals 350 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 369 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first five ingredients; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until sauce is thickened and raisins are plumped, stirring occasionally. Stir in mangoes; heat through. Set aside.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Serve with sauce and rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pineapple-Mango Chicken in Taste of Home April/May 2012, p56

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast with 2/3 cup sauce (calculated without rice) equals 350 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 369 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed May. 16, 2012

I used fresh pineapple, and some added juice and added mushrooms and sweet peppers and it was delicious!

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Reviewed Apr. 13, 2012

My family absolutely loved this! I omitted the golden raisins because I didn't have any, and I served it over white rice. Easy and delicious!

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