Grilled Polynesian Chicken

Pineapple and just a touch of coconut add sweetness to this easy entree.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1
tablespoon brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ginger
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1
(8-oz.) can pineapple slices in unsweetened juice, drained
4
teaspoons coconut

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Steps

  • 1 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and garlic powder; mix well. Place chicken on plate. Brush both sides of each chicken breast half with soy sauce mixture. Cover; let stand 15 minutes at room temperature to marinate.
  • 2 When ready to grill, oil grill rack. Place chicken on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium-high coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once and topping each with pineapple slice during last few minutes of cooking time. To serve, sprinkle with coconut.
  • 1 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and garlic powder; mix well. Place chicken on plate. Brush both sides of each chicken breast half with soy sauce mixture. Cover; let stand 15 minutes at room temperature to marinate.
  • 2 When ready to grill, oil grill rack. Place chicken on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium-high coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once and topping each with pineapple slice during last few minutes of cooking time. To serve, sprinkle with coconut.

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To broil chicken, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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