Chicken 'n' Pineapple Rice

Enjoy this chicken dish flavored with gingersnaps, pineapple tidbits, and green sweet pepper.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Bake: 15 mins to 18 mins 400°F
  • Stand: 5 mins
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Chicken 'n' Pineapple Rice
Ingredients
1
15 1/4 ounce can or two 8-ounce cans pineapple tidbits (juice pack)
3/4
cup uncooked long grain rice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup coarsely chopped green sweet pepper
 
Nonstick cooking spray
1
cup finely crushed gingersnaps (about 20 cookies)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
4
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1 to 1-1/4 lb.), cut into halves lengthwise
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Set pineapple aside. Add enough water to reserved juice to equal 1-34 cups. In a medium saucepan stir together juice mixture, rice, and the 12 teaspoon salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 18 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in pineapple and green pepper. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, lightly coat a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a shallow dish combine gingersnaps and the 14 teaspoon salt. In another shallow dish use a fork or whisk to combine egg and 1 tablespoon water. Dip chicken pieces, one at a time, into egg mixture, then into gingersnap mixture to coat. Arrange chicken in a single layer in prepared baking pan. Lightly coat chicken with nonstick cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, for 15 to 18 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Serve chicken strips with rice mixture. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Chicken 'n' Pineapple Rice)
    Per serving:
  • 481 kcal cal.,
  • 6 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 119 mg chol.,
  • 769 mg sodium,
  • 71 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 21 g sugar,
  • 32 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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