Jenn's Favorite Pineapple Salsa Chicken

Jenn's Favorite Pineapple Salsa Chicken Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Jenn Hollis


I made this while I was on a low-carb eating plan. The recipe originally called for "low carb baking mix" (flour sub).

It's not as sweet as you'd expect, it's more savory.

If you're looking for sweet, use 1 cup of pineapple juice instead of the chicken or veggie broth.

Each serving is just a shade over 200 calories!


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
40 Min


  • 4
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 1 jar(s)
    newman's own pineapple salsa
  • 1 c
    chicken or vegetable broth, low salt
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/8 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Jenn's Favorite Pineapple Salsa Chicken


  1. Using either a sealed plastic freezer bag or two sheets of waxed paper, pound each chicken breast out to about a 1/4 inch thickness with a meat mallet or rolling pin.
  2. Combine dry ingredients with a whisk in a shallow dish.
  3. Dredge the chicken breasts in flour mix to coat and set aside on a clean plate.
  4. In a large sautee pan heat the olive oil over medium heat until the surface shimmers slightly.
  5. Carefully lay chicken breasts into the pan. Do not overcrowd the pan; you may have to cook one or two breasts at a time depending on the size of your pan.
  6. Cook each breast for 3 minutes per side or until the flesh feels firm.
  7. Remove cooked breasts to a clean plate and loosely cover with foil or another clean inverted plate until all the breasts are cooked.
  8. When done cooking chicken, slowly add broth to the pan CAREFULLY! The pan will steam up, so keep back to avoid burns.
  9. Deglaze the pan by gently scraping the bottom of the pan as the broth warms. This releases the yummy brown caramelized bits from cooking the chicken.
  10. Bring broth to a simmer and let go for about 5 minutes to reduce slightly.
  11. Stir in salsa to create your sauce. This usually comes out brownish because of the caramelized bits :)
  12. Lay the chicken breasts back in the pan with the sauce & let simmer for a minute.
  13. Turn the chicken and let simmer another 2 minutes.
  14. Remove chicken from pan and serve with 2-3 tablespoons of sauce on top.
  15. This is yummy with steamed broccoli with a squeeze of lemon juice or over rice.

Printable Recipe Card

About Jenn's Favorite Pineapple Salsa Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Easy To Prep Casserole Recipes

Easy to Prep Casserole Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or for dessert, I love a good casserole. Easy to prepare, they are always crowd-pleasing and great if hosting a dinner, serving a large family or want...

21 Best Ever Chicken Parmesan Recipes

21 Best Ever Chicken Parmesan Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fresh and melty mozzarella cheese, crispy bread coating and topped with some homemade marinara sauce - what could ever top chicken parmesan? Whether you make it in the oven, in...

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Need some inspiration for tonight's dinner? Try one of these 13 cluckin' great chicken recipes.