Friday, July 22, 2011

D-Feast Friday - Caribbean Chicken

Nablopomo ~ Day 22
Caribbean Chicken
A quick meal for busy summer evenings!


  • 1 pound skinned and boned chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 cups pineapple tidbits, drained, reserve 1/4 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

1. In a large sauce pan cook rice according to package directions.

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

3. In a small bowl combine the 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice, water, cornstarch, vinegar, brown sugar, garlic, and ginger. Stir well.

4. Pour mixture into chicken mixture. Mix well to combine. Continue cooking for 5 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring often.

5. Fold in banana and almonds. Heat through.

6. Prepare brown rice according to package directions.

7. Serve over cooked brown rice.

Makes 6 servings (approx 4 oz chicken with 1/3 cup cooked rice) 

Carbs per serving - about 34


Karen G said...

Yum, this sounds fabulous!!! I think I'll put it on the menu for next week. Thanks for sharing and for keeping D-Feast Friday going strong!!

Misty said...

That sounds yummy! Now if I only felt like cooking.

EMR said...

Sounds delicious...the ingredients simple and cooking time is fast so all the three agreeing with me to try this recipe.Also that the carbs are low which is a good health watch.


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