Pineapple Jerk Chicken

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The secret to success in this Pineapple Jerk Chicken dish is the canned ingredients.

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  • Prep Time:Prep 10 mins + Cook 20 mins

Main Dishes

Serves: 6
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1 cup long-grain rice
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 teaspoon Jamaican jerk blend seasoning
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium onion, diced
1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chilies
1/2 cup jerk marinade


Prepare rice as label directs.

Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with jerk seasoning. In 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, in hot oil, cook chicken pieces until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. With slotted spoon, remove chicken to plate.

In drippings remaining in skillet over medium heat, cook onion, about 5 minutes. Add chicken pieces, pineapple chunks, black beans, green chilies and jerk marinade. Over high heat, heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 10 minutes until chicken is tender, stirring occasionally.

Serve jerk chicken mixture over rice.


Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    310
  • Carbohydrates:    4.5g
  • Total Fat:    4.5g
  • Cholesterol:    40mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.5g
  • Dietary Fiber:    7g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    %
  • Sodium:    490 mg
  • Protein:    20g



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