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Caribbean Chicken

- Posted in BeFIT Approved Recipes


  • 1 pound skinned and boned chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 cups pineapple tidbits, drained, reserve cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried ginger
  • 1 medium diced banana
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice


In a large skillet sprayed with vegetable cooking spray, sauté chicken for 5 minutes until tender. Stir in pineapple and green pepper.

In a small bowl combine the 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice, water, cornstarch, vinegar, brown sugar, garlic, and ginger. Stir well. Pour mixture into chicken mixture. Mix well to combine. Continue cooking for 5 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring often.  Fold in banana and almonds. Heat through.

Prepare brown rice according to package directions. Serve over cooked brown rice.

Nutritional Info: Calories 186.6; Fat 3.3g; Carbs 34.9g; Fiber 3.2mg; Protein 6g