Grilled Polynesian Chicken

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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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