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Hawaiian Chicken

Hawaiian Chicken

Photo: Caleb Zorn; Styling: Nicole McLaughlin

Total time 4 hrs, 23 mins
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 breast half and 1/2 cup rice)

Take a mental vacation to Hawaii as you enjoy this grilled chicken marinated in a mixture of pineapple juice, ketchup, soy sauce and ginger.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced peeled ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups hot cooked long-grain white rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 247
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 29.9 g
  • carbohydrate 25.2 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 68 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 674 mg
  • calcium 26 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients. Reserve 1/4 cup marinade; place remaining marinade in a zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken to bag; seal. Chill 4 hours.

    Marinating Meat
  2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade in bag. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; baste with 2 tablespoons reserved marinade. Cook 6 minutes. Turn chicken over; baste with 2 tablespoons reserved marinade. Cook 6 minutes.

  3. Combine rice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and cilantro.