Pineapple Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Pineapple Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Pineapple Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jrpawlowicz

Makes 3 servings



Zesty and fast, this recipe tastes like it took hours to prepare!

Recipe Ingredients for Pineapple Chicken


Chicken:
12 oz chicken, (3) boneless skinless breasts
1 c. water
3 tbsp. light soy sauce
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Pepper

Sauce:
2 tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. ginger, finely chopped
2 tbsp. vinegar
1 tbsp. light soy sauce
1 tbsp. cornstarch
10 slices pineapple

Recipe Directions for Pineapple Chicken

  1. Cut chicken in small pieces. Add salt, pepper, soy sauce and water to chicken. Simmer until chicken is no longer pink.

  2. Sauce: Melt sugar in a pan. Caramelize until light brown. Add juice from pineapple to caramelized sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved into pineapple juice. Add chopped ginger (1/2 tsp. ground ginger can be used as a substitue for fresh ginger), vinegar and soy sauce. Let boil for a few minutes. Thicken with cornstarch. Add chunks of pineapple.

  3. Add sauce to chicken and simmer until pineapple is hot.

  4. Wild rice and broccoli are great sides with this dish!

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 398.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
268
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
1762mg
73%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
39.3g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
32.0g
Protein
25.3g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very high in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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