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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 186.6
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.0 mg
  • Sodium: 11.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 6.0 g

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Caribbean Chicken


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Caribbean Chicken RECIPE

Introduction

Ready in just 20 minutes. Ready in just 20 minutes.

Ingredients

    • 1 pound skinned and boned chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
    • 2 cups pineapple tidbits, drained, reserve ¼ cup pineapple juice
    • 1 cup chopped green pepper
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 1/8 teaspoon dried garlic powder
    • 1/8 teaspoon dried ginger
    • 1 medium diced banana
    • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
    • 1 cup uncooked brown rice

Directions

1. In a large sauce pan cook rice according to package directions.

2. In a large skillet sprayed with vegetable cooking spray, sauté chicken for 5 minutes until tender. Stir in pineapple and green pepper.

3. In a small bowl combine the 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice, water, cornstarch, vinegar, brown sugar, garlic, and ginger. Stir well.

4. Pour mixture into chicken mixture. Mix well to combine. Continue cooking for 5 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring often.

5. Fold in banana and almonds. Heat through.

6. Prepare brown rice according to package directions.

7. Serve over cooked brown rice.


Makes 6 servings (approx 4 oz chicken with 1/3 cup cooked rice)





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  • Very Good
    66 of 67 people found this review helpful
    Marinated overnight in small can crushed pineapple, soy sauce, salt, lemon juice, & Johnny's "Jamaica Me Crazy" spice. Sauteed one onion finely chopped, before chicken. My son added soy sauce. We loved it. - 2/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    43 of 43 people found this review helpful
    I've made this several times and each time I tweak it a little to my own preferences, which everyone here who has left such negative comments can do too! I think the recipe as is was good too! Sometimes we want less sweet and more heat, other times the opposite...loved it! - 5/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    40 of 40 people found this review helpful
    This was amazing! After reading everyone's reviews, I seasoned the chicken with cayenne pepper, garlic salt, and pepper. I used a red bell pepper for color, and a plantain instead of a banana, no almonds. The dish was beautiful and it was a perfect pairing of sweet and spicy. Thanks for sharing! - 11/17/08

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  • Very Good
    20 of 21 people found this review helpful
    Me and my boys really liked this. I used fresh garlic and ground ginger instead of the powders. Sauteed one small onion before adding the chicken, then added celery, green onions and cilantro. Very tasty! - 11/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    19 of 19 people found this review helpful
    This was a hit at my house and will definitely become a regular on the menu!! The only thing I have to question is the accuracy of the nutritional info. The info is based on 6 servings w/4 oz of chicken, which would be 24 oz., however, the recipe only calls for 1 lb of chicken, which is only 16 oz - 11/13/07

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  • Incredible!
    17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    Yummy yummy, similar to a recipe my mother used to make, only she used lean pork bit size piecs. - 11/15/08

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  • 16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    Substituted agave for the brown sugar, used fresh pineapple, garlic and ginger, chopped in a jalapeno pepper, sliced in a whole banana for a half recipe and added low sodium lemon soy sauce. The banana made this really yummy. - 3/10/09

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  • Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I bought all the ingredients to make a half order of this for my husband and I. But my husband started complaining that he doesnt like fruit in his dinner. So I said fine, I'll cook it and take it for lunches. So I did & he couldnt keep his fingers out of the pan. I'll definitely make it again! - 7/5/09

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  • Very Good
    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I loved it, it was wonderful. I wasn't sure about the bananas, but it was pleasantly & supprisingly good. - 11/16/08

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This is yummy! Will definitely make again. I added garlic pepper salt on top, as I thought it needed something and I love that seasoning on everything haha. I like banana but for some reason I thought I would try it w/o next time. (Other person here loved it though.) - 1/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! Loved having the banana too for a little extra flavor. I batch cook though, so I might leave it out in the future because I don't think it will keep and reheat well. But YUM for the recipe and easy and quick too! - 11/18/07

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  • Very Good
    10 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Family really liked it because of the sweetness. I would've liked to see the sauce be thicker. Will play with that on my own and probably add more peppers. Other than that a nice blend! - 3/11/09

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  • 10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    love this recipe curry powder and mandarin canned oranges tweaked this to our family's taste love dishes with fruit thanks - 11/13/08

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  • Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    My daughter and I made this dish a few nights ago. We both liked it pretty well. Next time i think i'll leave out the bananas and maybe only about half the pineapple. It took me an hour to make this (not 20 min) It heated up nice for 2nds. - 9/20/08

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  • Very Good
    9 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Nice change from the ordinary. Chicken is our main meat and I am always looking for receipies. This is wonderful. - 9/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I marinated the chicken in the sauce minus the water.
    It was so awesome with the rice, it's going to become a regular at our house. - 8/30/07

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Love this dish! Made it with pineapple chunks instead of tidbits the first time and used tidbits the second time-the chunks are better. - 7/30/07

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    It is not very many times that I like a recipe the first time that I make it. The only thing I would change is to mariate the chicken. This is good as a left over. Now that there are just two of us in the house, I pay attention to that. - 7/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Very good!! Re the blandness, remember chicken breast IS bland. We never use it, despite it's lower fat content--why not eat something that tastes good? We always use chicken thighs--skinless for BBQ, boneless & skinless for other recipes, cutting off all visible fat. Try boneless pork loin, too!! - 7/5/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Tried this tonight and we really enjoyed it. I liked the addition of the banana and the almonds. Will make it again. - 12/11/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I loved this. My husband didn't. I will make it for my Ladies Club. - 11/14/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I just cooked this meal and it was delicious. You can fill up on it easily too! Make sure you use seasoning when you are preparing the chicken! Enjoy! - 8/27/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Added jerk seasoning (with little heat) and Tony Chachere's for heat and enough salt to balance the flavors. Will make again, probably marinating the chicken in the juice, some of the vinegar and the jerk for a while ahead of time. Oh, used raspberry wine vinegar. - 3/31/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I really liked this recipe, but I will add more spices to the chicken next time I make it. - 1/17/08

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  • O.K.
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This recipes has a lot of good ingredients and easy to make. I found it too sweet for my taste. Perhaps less banana and sugar next time. - 7/13/09

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