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Caribbean Chicken Tenderloins

“This recipe is so fast and tasty.” The light and sweet sauce perfectly offsets the bold jerk seasoning. Laura McAllister - Morganton, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins
  • 2 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2-1/2 cups cut fresh asparagus (2-inch pieces)
  • 1 cup pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

  • Rub chicken with jerk seasoning. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken in 1 teaspoon oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute the asparagus, pineapple and onions in remaining oil for 2-3 minutes or until tender.
  • Combine the cornstarch, pineapple juice and mustard until smooth; gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with chicken and rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 314 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 247mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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  • audrad
    Nov 4, 2010

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  • milycpoy
    Oct 7, 2010

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  • Hiker94
    Sep 5, 2010

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  • ahmom
    Jun 29, 2010

    I didn't have asparagus- used green peppers instead.

  • ahmom
    Jun 29, 2010

    good

  • krasmuss
    Jun 8, 2010

    Everyone loved it!

  • bellegoneyank
    Jun 6, 2010

    This was outstanding! It was sweet, spicy and crunchy. My husband said this definitely goes on the "family favorites" list. A little too spicy for my little ones, so I took some of the tenders and browned them up on the side for them, then gave them some of the rice and the rest of the pineapple from the can.

  • mjlouk
    Jun 3, 2010

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  • LuAnn Baldiwn
    May 17, 2010

    This was very quick, light and delicious. I don't always like pineapple in recipes but I liked this.