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Polynesian Chicken

Rated as 2.88 out of 5 Stars

"A little recipe I picked up from my favorite sergeant in the corps. His recipe calls for papaya, but he told me it's optional. I hope you like. Serve over rice."
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Ingredients

2 h servings 571 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, stir together pineapple chunks (with juices), peppers, carrots, and coconut. Mix in basil, ginger, garlic, oregano, and bay leaf. Pour in ginger ale, and stir in chicken strips. Cover, and refrigerate for about 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Pour in chicken and marinade; simmer, stirring occasionally, until chicken is fully cooked and lightly browned, about 25 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water; stir into sauce; cook to thicken, about 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 571 calories; 22.8 g fat; 38.8 g carbohydrates; 52.7 g protein; 139 mg cholesterol; 148 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My family loved this! I doubled the recipe, as I had family from out of town visiting, and I found the broth cooked down too far at first. So I added more ginger ale, then some chicken broth, ...

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I was highly disappointed with this recipe, and I followed it to a T. There's something off about the instructions - the marinade isnt actually a marinade, but a watery mix of seasonings, pineap...

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I was highly disappointed with this recipe, and I followed it to a T. There's something off about the instructions - the marinade isnt actually a marinade, but a watery mix of seasonings, pineap...

My family loved this! I doubled the recipe, as I had family from out of town visiting, and I found the broth cooked down too far at first. So I added more ginger ale, then some chicken broth, ...

Tried this tonight and was very disappointed. Extremely bland flavoring. We ended up adding soy sauce, chinese hot mustard, onions for flavor.

We will definitely add this recipe to our rotation. It turned out great. The chicken was a little dry but next time I would cut the chicken strips a little larger so it doesn't overcook by the t...

It was good, but I felt that it was a bit bland. Maybe I wasn't doing it right.

The dish had good base flavours but needs to be kicked up a bit. Maybe up the spices? If I do this one again I would brown the chicken first before adding the veggies and fruit.