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