Tropical Chicken Breasts With Pineapple

Chicken and Pineapple
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  • Total: 85 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 70 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
1214 Calories
36g Fat
156g Carbs
58g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This chicken breast dish is bursting with tropical flavors and it makes a wonderful meal along with hot cooked rice.


  • 1 1/3- 2 1/4 lbs. chicken (breast halves or cutlets)Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can/6 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Garnish: pineapple slices
  • 4-6 cups white rice (hot, cooked)

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 375 F 

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper.

  3. Place the vegetable oil in a shallow baking pan; add chicken breast halves and bake for 30 minutes.

  4. In a bowl, combine the orange juice concentrate, butter, ginger, and soy sauce; simmer for 4 minutes.

  5. Baste chicken with sauce; bake 20 to 30 minutes longer, basting several times with sauce.

  6. Place chicken under broiler for a few minutes, just until browned.

  7. Garnish with pineapple slices and serve with remaining sauce over hot cooked rice.