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Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken

Rated as 3.97 out of 5 Stars

"I love the sweet and tangy pineapple sauce. I serve this over rice and accompany it with green beans. This recipe was handed down to me from my mother-in-law many years ago."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 521 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; stir ketchup and brown sugar into melted butter, stirring to dissolve brown sugar. Whisk cornstarch into vinegar until smooth; pour into pan. Whisk constantly and add salt, soy sauce, and Worcestershire sauce to mixture; bring to a simmer. Cook until thickened, about 2 minutes. Stir pineapple into sauce.
  3. Arrange chicken pieces in a 9x13-inch baking dish; pour pineapple sauce over chicken.
  4. Bake until sauce is bubbling, chicken is browned, and the juices run clear, about 45 minutes. An instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a thigh should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • I usually double the sauce, since my family really enjoys the sauce. I also use slightly less butter than what is called for, and it still comes out good.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 521 calories; 31.3 g fat; 19.9 g carbohydrates; 38.6 g protein; 162 mg cholesterol; 776 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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To make this recipe more friendly to my diet needs, I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts and omitted the butter and the brown sugar. I made the entire recipe stove top in my nonstick skille...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe is very bland. The sauce reminded us of tomato soup. We won't be making this again.

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To make this recipe more friendly to my diet needs, I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts and omitted the butter and the brown sugar. I made the entire recipe stove top in my nonstick skille...

This recipe is very bland. The sauce reminded us of tomato soup. We won't be making this again.

This way very good. Next time I will add orange juice instead of brown sugar. I used Olivio instead of butter. I would grate some ginger in also for zing. I will also take skin off chicken f...

My husband and I made this last night for dinner, and we both absolutely loved it. We mixed together all the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl (We actually used pineapple Jam instead of crush...

i usually look for simple recipes due to the fact of a busy lifestyle....i was looking for a chicken dish using pineapples i had on hand and came across this.....this is the second time i have m...

Tweaked it to my taste and it came out fine. The biggest differences were: I used skinless breast tenderloins and pan fried them in a little oil for a minute each side (just couldn't see how the...

Our family loves this recipe. I use boneless skinless chicken breasts sprinkled with garlic powder & fresh ground pepper. I tweaked the sauce a bit as well by using apple cider vinegar and cut...

I was just writing out a negative review while the sauce was cooling, there I found my mistake. Before I let it simmer and then cool, I tasted this sauce and found it to be revolting, the vineg...

I changed the vinegar to balsamic and used pineapple chunks and it was delicious. Thanks!!