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Tropical Chicken Packets Recipe

Tropical Chicken Packets Recipe

Yum! These quick-and-easy chicken packets are destined to become your family’s new favorite. The chicken is tender and laced with sweet pineapple and tropical flavors. Cleanup’s a breeze…these would be perfect for camping. —Jacqui Correa, Landing, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 small onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle chicken breasts with pepper; place each on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. x 12 in.). Top with pineapple, red pepper and onion. Combine the remaining ingredients; spoon over vegetables. Fold foil around mixture and seal tightly.
  • 2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 20-25 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 packet equals 324 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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