Jamaican Chicken Calypso Recipe

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Jamaican Chicken Calypso

Lynette !

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@breezermom

This is from an old PTA cookbook from my daughter's elementary school. She thought this was so exotic! Prep time does not include 8 hours marinating time.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

8 oz
can unsweetened pineapple chunks, undrained
1/2 c
rum
3 Tbsp
lime juice
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 tsp
curry powder
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
4
chicken breast halves
11 oz
can mandarin orange segments, drained
lime wedges

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain the pineapple, reserving the liquid. Store pineapple chunks in the refrigerator.
2
Combine the pineapple juice, rum, lime juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, curry powder, ginger, cloves, and red pepper in a medium bowl; stir well.
3
Place chicken in a 13x9x2 inch baking dish. Pour the marinade mixture over the chicken; cover tightly, and marinate in the refrigerator for 8 hours.
4
Drain the chicken, reserving marinade. Place the marinade in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes. Set marinade aside.
5
Bake chicken, uncovered, at 375° for 40 minutes, basting occasionally with the reserved marinade. Add reserved pineapple chunks and orange segments to chicken. Bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until the chicken is done. Garnish if desired with lime wedges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Caribbean
Dietary Needs: Low Carb