Pineapple Chicken and Rice

Pineapple Chicken and Rice

This delightful dish combines succulent pieces of chicken with the tropical sweetness of pineapple, all served over a bed of fluffy rice. The chicken is marinated and cooked to perfection, ensuring it’s juicy and flavorful. Pineapple chunks add a burst of freshness and a hint of tanginess, while the rice soaks up all the delicious juices, making every bite a harmonious blend of savory and sweet. Ideal for a quick weeknight dinner or a special family meal, Pineapple Chicken and Rice is a vibrant and satisfying dish that’s sure to please everyone at the table.

Table of Contents

INGREDIENTS:

1 pound chicken breast, cubed

1 cup pineapple, cubed

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 cup jasmine rice

2 cups chicken broth

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon ginger, grated

Salt and pepper to taste

1/4 cup green onions, sliced

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

INSTRUCTIONS:

In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken cubes and cook until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the chicken and set aside.

In the same skillet, add the onion, garlic, and red bell pepper. Cook until the vegetables are softened.

Add the pineapple and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Stir in the jasmine rice, chicken broth, soy sauce, ginger, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 18-20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked through.

Return the chicken to the skillet, mix well, and heat through.

Serve garnished with green onions and sesame seeds.

Nutritional Info:

Kcal: 350 kcal per serving | Servings: 4 servings

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