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Hawaiian Baked Chicken

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WW Freestyle: 4
Prep Time3 hrs 10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time4 hrs
Hawaiian Baked Chicken: Marinaded in a garlicky-pineapple juice mixture, this is the most flavorful chicken you will ever make! It's an easy and healthy recipe the whole family will love!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 202
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

For the Marinade

  • 4 chicken breast halves
  • 1 can (20-oz) pineapple chunks, juice reserved
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

For the Pineapple Topping

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 can (20-oz.) pineapple chunks

Instructions 

  • Lightly pound chicken just enough to even it out; do not pound it thin.
  • In a large plastic ziploc bag, combine chicken breasts, pineapple juice, minced garlic, salt, pepper, lemon juice, lemon zest, and paprika.
  • Seal bag and place in fridge for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 400˚F.
  • Lightly grease a baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Remove chicken from bag and shake off any excess; discard marinade mixture.
  • Transfer chicken to prepared baking pan; set aside.
  • In a frying pan, melt butter over medium-high heat.
  • Add mustard, honey, and pineapple chunks; stirring occasionally, cook for 2 minutes, or until bubbly and fragrant.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Spoon pineapple mixture over chicken.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until chicken is tender.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD
 
Nutrition Facts
Hawaiian Baked Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 224mg9%
Potassium 427mg12%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Vitamin C 4.1mg5%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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