Pineapple Jerk Chicken Recipe

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Pineapple Jerk Chicken

Carolyn Haas

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@Linky1

This was suggested by a dietician and diabetes educator in my local newspaper. It is adapted from Hungrygirl.com. Since I am a hungry girl and I am pre-diabetic, I thought this would be worth saving!


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Serves:

1

Prep:

1 Hr 10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 tsp
orange juice
1 1/2 tsp
jerk seasoning (or favorite chicken seasoning mix)
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
5 oz
chicken breast cutlet, pounded to 1/2 inch thickness
1/2 c
chopped sweet onion
1/2 c
crushed pineapple packed in juice, lightly drained
salt (to taste)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a zip bag, combine orange juice, jerk seasoning, 1/8 tsp. cayenne. Mix. Season chicken with salt and add to bag. Seal and squish to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
2
Preheat oven to 375ºF (or heat grill). Lay a large sheet of heavy duty foil or two pieces of regular foil on a baking sheet and spray with non-stick spray.
3
Lay onion on the center of the foil. Top with chicken and orange juice mixture followed by lightly drained pineapple.
4
Cover with another large piece of foil. Fold together and seal all four edges of the foil pieces, forming a well-sealed packet.
5
Bake for 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and onion is tender. Cut packet to release steam before opening entirely.
6
THIS MAKES ONE SERVING!! So, make one packet per person!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Caribbean