Saturday, 4 February 2012

Honey Pineapple Chicken

Sweet pineapple and savory soy sauce season this flavorful chicken dish. With it simmering in the slow cooker all day makes it tender and juicy. Paired with brown rice gives this dish the final touch.

3lbs boneless skinless chicken breast halves
2 Tbsp canola oil
1 can (8 oz) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 Tbsp prepared mustard
2 tsp soy sauce

In a skillet, brown chicken in oil in batch on both sides; transfer to a 5-qt slow cooker. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until chicken is no longer pink. Strain pan juices, reserving pineapple. Serve pineapple over chicken.

YIELD: 12 servings

302 calories
9g fat
3g saturated fat
73mg cholesterol
180 mg sodium
33g carbohydrate
23g protein

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