Island Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

Recipe by Dancer
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SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Strain the pineapple; reserve the juice. Place the pineapple in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  • Place the pineapple juice in a shallow nonmetal dish.
  • Add the soy sauce, honey, garlic, and red-pepper flakes. Mix well.
  • Add the chicken and turn to coat all sides. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  • Preheat the grill or broiler. Coat the grill rack or broiler pan with no-stick spray.
  • Remove the pineapple from the refrigerator. Add the onions, brown sugar, lime juice, jalapeno peppers, and cilantro. Mix well. Let stand at room temperature.
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade; reserve the marinade. Grill or broil 4" from the heat for 5 minutes.
  • Turn and cook for 5 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink in the center. Check by inserting the tip of a sharp knife into 1 breast.
  • Transfer the marinade to a small saucepan. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Cook for 5 minutes, or until reduced by half.
  • Pour over the chicken.
  • Top with the salsa.
  • To freeze, pack the cooled cooked chicken and sauce in a freezer-quality plastic container.
  • Pack the salsa in a separate freezer-quality plastic container.
  • To use, thaw both overnight in the refrigerator, Cover the chicken and microwave on high power for, 3 minutes.
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