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Coconut Pineapple Chicken

Rated as 3.97 out of 5 Stars

"Pineapple, coconut and almonds dress up this pleasantly sweet treatment for cooked chicken. 'It's a great way to serve leftover chicken,' says Nyla Christensen of Rapid City, South Dakota. 'Sometimes, I use turkey instead.'"
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set the pineapple aside. In a large skillet, combine the cornstarch, sugar, broth, lemon juice, salt and reserved juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Stir in the chicken, green pepper, coconut, pineapple, 1/4 cup almonds and extract. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until chicken is heated through. Sprinkle with remaining almonds.

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Most helpful positive review

We thought this was pretty good. After reading reviews I decided to use the coconut milk instead of the chicken broth. The only thing I will do next time is double the ingredients for the sauce ...

Most helpful critical review

It was good, but needed something...not sure what though...more salt? I added alot of curry, and it helped, and of course added a little salt, but it felt like something was missing...but it was...

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We thought this was pretty good. After reading reviews I decided to use the coconut milk instead of the chicken broth. The only thing I will do next time is double the ingredients for the sauce ...

My hubby and I really enjoyed this one, next time I will use coconut milk in place of the chicken broth as the coconut flavor was weak. I also used 1 Tbsp pineapple rum in place of the rum extr...

This recipe was a major hit at a family get together. I will definitely be making this again!

Very easy and good recipe. I didn't have rum extract, so I sauted the chicken in rum - seem to work out good. I also used more coconut (doubled) - next time will use the coconut milk vs chix b...

"This is my favorite thing you've made!" my husband said. It was SO good I can't wait to make it again. I didn't have coconut on hand, but I did have light coconut milk, which I poured in with t...

This was so good! I substituted cream of coconut for chicken broth and it was perfect! So tasty!

I love the combination of coconut and pineapple so I gave this recipe a try. I used coconut milk and added a splash of flavoured rum. I cooked it in the crock-pot on low for 5 hours. I thought i...

Great recipe and very easy. We exchanged the chicken broth for coconut milk due to seasoning restrictions and served over rice. Sweet, tropical dish.

I also used coconut milk instead of broth. Also added fish sauce and some red curry paste. Did not add the extra sugar, sweet enough with the pinapple. Very good.