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Pineapple ginger chicken

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Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
This refreshing chicken is moist and full of great taste. Any leftovers would be a delicious addition to a grilled vegetable salad the next day.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup Pineapple crushed
  • 1 tbsp ginger grated or minced fresh
  • 1 clove garlic large, grated or minced
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce sodium reduced
  • 2 tsp olive oil extra virgin or canola oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts boneless skinless, (about 3 to 4 small)
  • 2 tbsp mint chopped, fresh
  • 1/2 tsp hot pepper sauce

Instructions:

  1. In a shallow dish, combine 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the pineapple, ginger, garlic, soy sauce and oil; set aside.
  2. Remove tenderloin from chicken and reserve for another use.
  3. On a cutting board, slice chicken breasts in half crosswise almost all the way through and open up like a book. Add to marinade, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.
  4. Place chicken breasts on preheated medium high grill for about 8 minutes, turning a few times or until no longer pink inside.
  5. Stir mint and hot pepper sauce into remaining pineapple and serve with grilled chicken.
Nutrition Facts
Pineapple ginger chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 302mg 13%
Potassium 395mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 7g
Protein 26g 52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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