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Pineapple Macadamia Chicken

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"My family enjoys this summertime entree. It's quick, easy and oh-so-good served with cantaloupe wedges and iced tea. Each spicy-sweet bite reminds us of our trip to Hawaii."
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, combine the nits, seasoned salt, jerk seasoning, minced onion, onion powder and pepper. Place egg in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in egg; coat with nut mixture. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. In a skillet, cook chicken in oil for 3-4 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear. In a small bowl, combine pineapple and apricot preserves. Place lettuce on each plate; top with chicken and pineapple mixture.


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Excellent recipe! I did a more traditional breading recipe first, though, because I found the spices adhere better to the chicken if they are in the initial floured layer: About 2 large tables...

Yum! My whole family really enjoyed this creative recipe. It was easy and a nice change of pace. I didn't change much, but as another reviewer suggested, I did mix the spices with some flour,...

This was a great whole family loves it. I use the thinly sliced chicken breast and cook on med-low because the nuts will brown before the chicken is done. I add the spices to the f...

Boy is this good! I omitted the jerk seasoning completely, substituted ground almonds for macadamia nuts and added 2 tbls flour to the ground nuts to make a more conventional coating. Also cut...

Delicious! Only problem is the nuts are cooked before the chicken. I have found that I need to throw the chicken into the oven for 5 to get it cooked all the way through.

Excellent! I grilled my chicken with a vinigarette until slightly charred. Man... this is a great recipe. I'll be making this one again, and again, and again...

This was delicious and the whole family loved it! I did add a little flour (about 1 heaping tbsp.) to the nut mix, just to ensure sticking. I doubled the sauce mix and will probably triple it ...

Yum, yum, yum. Be prepared to spend a lot on macadamia nuts! I doubled the "coating" as I like my chicken to be completely covered in it.

My husband and I really enjoyed this recipe but i had to make a few modifications. I live in a small rural town and macadamia nuts were too expensive to justify so I used crushed walnuts. I put ...