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Cooking at Home - Pineapple Chicken

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Plate of pineapple chicken on a bed of rice.

Makes: 5 servings

Serve this tangy chicken dish with brown rice. Add brightly colored vegetables for a tasty and simple meal!


  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken, boneless skinless
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can pineapple (20 oz. can crushed or chunks)
  • 2 us fluid ounces water


  1. Coat frying pan with nonstick cooking spray and set heat to low.
  2. Once pan heats up, add chicken. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook uncovered until chicken begins to brown, then add crushed pineapple and water.
  4. Cover chicken until chicken is tender.
  5. May serve over rice.

Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (268g)

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 341
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 141 mg
Sodium 240 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 16 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 52 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 41 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 563 mg