Pineapple Jerk Chicken

Pineapple Jerk Chicken Recipe

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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!

Rating:
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Serves:
1
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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)

How to Make Pineapple Jerk Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 1In 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.
  • 2Preheat 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.
  • 3Lay onion on the center of the foil. Top with chicken and orange juice mixture followed by lightly drained pineapple.
  • 4Cover with another large piece of foil. Fold together and seal all four edges of the foil pieces, forming a well-sealed packet.
  • 5Bake for 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and onion is tender. Cut packet to release steam before opening entirely.
  • 6THIS MAKES ONE SERVING!! So, make one packet per person!!

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About Pineapple Jerk Chicken

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




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