Easy Pineapple Chicken

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As the name implies, this recipe is incredibly easy to prepare. The simple marinade imparts a subtle, sweet flavor to the chicken that pairs well with just about any side dish. Children in particular seem to love Easy Pineapple Chicken!

WIN_20151116_173027Ingredients (Serves 4 – 6)

1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces

1 cup pineapple chunks

1 cup pineapple juice

2 tablespoons brown sugar

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 cloves of garlic, minced

Freshly ground black pepper

WIN_20151116_173355Directions

Step 1) Place chicken in a 9″ x 13″ baking pan, so that chicken pieces close together.

Baking Pan with Cover

Step 2) Combine pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, and minced garlic to make a simple marinade. Pour marinate over chicken, cover with foil, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Step 3) Remove chicken from refrigerator sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper. Arrange pineapple chunks evenly on top of chicken.

Step 4) Bake Pineapple Chicken in a preheated, 350 degree oven for 1 hour, or until a meat thermometer inserted into the meat (but not against a bone!) reads 165 degrees. Enjoy!

One thought on “Easy Pineapple Chicken

  1. My boys will like this!
    And it sounds so simple! I should give it a try! Thank you for sharing this 🙂

    Please visit and follow my blog (www.lazymomcooking.wordpress.com) or my Instagram (lazymom_cooking) for some recipe ideas 🙂

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