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Pineapple-Mango Chicken Recipe

Pineapple-Mango Chicken Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast with 2/3 cup sauce (calculated without rice): 350 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 369mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 4g fiber), 30g protein .

Reviews for Pineapple-Mango Chicken

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ValerieCullison 114515
Reviewed May. 16, 2012

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

cherrysoda82 151255
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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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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