Ginger Glazed Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

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Brushing the chicken with leftover marinade ensures that each bite will be packed with flavor.

1
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
12 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 32 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 1 ½ tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup soy sauce

  • ¼ cup sesame oil

  • ¼ cup honey

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • ½ cup reserved pineapple juice

Salsa

  • 1 (20 ounce) can DOLE(r) Pineapple Tidbits, drained, reserving juice

  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped

  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients ingredients except chicken, in small bowl. Place chicken in resealable bag. Pour glaze over chicken coating well. Marinate in refrigerator 4 hours.

  2. Combine pineapple tidbits, red onion, cilantro and lime juice in small bowl. Refrigerate 1 hour.

  3. Heat grill to medium-high.

  4. Drain chicken. Pour marinade into small saucepan. Bring to a boil; boil 2 minutes.

  5. Grill chicken; covered, 6 minutes. Brush with marinade, turn and cook 8 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F in thickest part of chicken. Baste several times while cooking.

  6. Serve with heaping portions of salsa.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

412 Calories
21g Fat
30g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 412
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 1273mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 331mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.