Sticky Pineapple Chicken

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Tired of that boring chicken and rice dinner, with the same seasoning and texture? We found the perfect blogger and recipe to add a little flavour to your routine dishes. Carlsbad Craving Sticky Pineapple Ginger Chicken recipe will surely change your mind (just the title alone sounds yummy)! Jen, Founder and blogger of Carlsbad Cravings cystic fibrosis survivor and food lover from Carlsbad, California (hence, the name), has made it her mission to create big and bold flavoured recipes, using everyday ingredients. This Sticky Pineapple Ginger Chicken is a perfect twist to your everyday meals, that can be made in just 30 minutes. it’s great because, you can use ingredients you most likely have in the fridge and still get that exotic burst of flavour. Not to mention, the process is fairly easy, the ingredients consist of lots of pineapple juice and pineapple preserves, don’t forget that sweet brown sugar.

Pineapple is a great additive to any recipe. It’s super high in vitamin C and manganese, and is high in fibre! Now the recipe calls for pineapple preserves and pineapple juice, if you would like to try a healthier alternative without affecting the mouth-watering taste, try slicing up your own pineapple and getting organic pineapple juice. This diminishes all the preservatives and chemicals you may find in a can. What’s great about this chicken recipe is that it provides you with different alternative methods in creating it. You can try cooking the chicken by using the stir-fry method (great, if you’re short on time), or you can simply try baking it. If you’re trying to go the healthier route, we suggest sticking it in the oven ahead of time. This allows you to have tender juicy chicken, without having to add any additional oils.

One of the main ingredients that has a big part in the burst of flavour is that lovely ginger. Ginger is a great ingredient to have in your recipes, especially when it has to do with chicken. Not to mention, it helps aide your digestive system. We love how most of the ingredients within this recipe are very health conscious. Especially, the use of low sodium soy sauce. If you want, you can even go a step further with this pineapple chicken recipe. Instead of using cornstarch to bread your chicken, try some healthy breading alternatives, such as rolled oats! Overall, this recipe is a great way to add a little spice to your life (and, your food), it gives you an authentic, exotic taste and allows you to still create a well-balanced healthy dish. We bet you’re dying to find out how to make this mouth watering chicken recipe. Thank you to Jen at Carlsbad Craving food blog for sharing this Sticky Pineapple Ginger Chicken recipe with us. Let us know what you think!

Nutrition Facts for: Sticky Pineapple Chicken From Carlsbad Cravings
Ingredients: Chicken breasts, eggs, water, coconut oil, flour, cornstarch, garlic powder, paprika, ground ginger, onion powder, salt, pepper, pineapple juice, pineapple preserves, soy sauce, red wine vinegar, brown sugar, garlic cloves, grated ginger.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 655, Calories from Fat 143, Total Fat 15.9g 24%, Saturated Fat 4.7g 24%, Cholesterol 233mg 78%, Sodium 1737mg 72%, Potassium 632mg 18%, Carbohydrates 67.4g 22%, Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%, Sugars 27.9g, Protein 56.9g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 13%, Calcium 7%, Iron 28%

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