Pineapple-Glazed Chicken Breasts with Couscous Pilaf

Enjoy dinner with these chicken breasts glazed with pineapple – a wonderful meal that’s ready in 25 minutes.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

Pilaf

2
tablespoons finely chopped red bell pepper
1/4
teaspoon chicken-flavor instant bouillon
3/4
cup water
1/2
cup uncooked couscous
2
tablespoons sliced green onions (2 medium)

Chicken

1/4
cup pineapple preserves
2
teaspoons sweet hot mustard
2
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1/2 lb)
2
teaspoons water

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  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat bell pepper, bouillon and water to boiling over high heat. Remove from heat; stir in couscous. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in onions; set aside; transfer half of mixtue to a small microwavable bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, line broiler pan with foil; spray with cooking spray. Place chicken breast halves on pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 5 minutes. In small bowl, mix preserves and mustard; transfer half of mixture to a small microwaveable bowl.
  • 3 Turn chicken. Brush chicken with half of preserves mixture; discard any remaining. Broil 3 to 5 minutes longer or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
  • 4 Stir couscous mixture lightly with fork; divide evenly onto 2 individual serving plates. Top each with chicken. Stir water into remaining preserves mixture. Microwave on High 20 to 40 seconds or until warm; spoon over chicken. If desired, garnish with additional sliced green onions.
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat bell pepper, bouillon and water to boiling over high heat. Remove from heat; stir in couscous. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in onions; set aside; transfer half of mixtue to a small microwavable bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, line broiler pan with foil; spray with cooking spray. Place chicken breast halves on pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 5 minutes. In small bowl, mix preserves and mustard; transfer half of mixture to a small microwaveable bowl.
  • 3 Turn chicken. Brush chicken with half of preserves mixture; discard any remaining. Broil 3 to 5 minutes longer or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
  • 4 Stir couscous mixture lightly with fork; divide evenly onto 2 individual serving plates. Top each with chicken. Stir water into remaining preserves mixture. Microwave on High 20 to 40 seconds or until warm; spoon over chicken. If desired, garnish with additional sliced green onions.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To avoid bacteria contamination, discard any remaining preserve mixture from bowl used for brushing the chicken.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.