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Cha-Cha-Cha Chicken

Cha-Cha-Cha Chicken

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Got 15 minutes?  This baked chicken dish, made with pineapple, ginger and a kicky picante sauce, will have them dancing to the dinner table.

serves 4 people

Ingredients

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  • 1

    pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (4 breast halves)

  • 2

    large onion, cut into rings

  • 1

    can (20 ounces) canned pineapple in juice, drained and sliced

  • 1

    jar (16 ounces) Pace® Picante Sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2

    tablespoons packed brown sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon grated fresh ginger root

  • 1

    tablespoon cooking cooking sherry

  • 1

    teaspoon soy sauce

  • 2

    cups hot cooked long grain white riceor jasmine rice

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How to Make It

Heat the oven to 350°F.  Line a 3-quart shallow baking pan with aluminum foil.  Layer the chicken, onions and pineapple in the pan. Stir the picante sauce, cilantro, brown sugar, ginger root, sherry and soy sauce in a medium bowl. Pour the picante sauce mixture over the pineapple. Cover the pan. Bake for 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Serve the chicken and sauce with the rice. Garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.
Step 1

Heat the oven to 350°F.  Line a 3-quart shallow baking pan with aluminum foil.  Layer the chicken, onions and pineapple in the pan.

Step 2

Stir the picante sauce, cilantro, brown sugar, ginger root, sherry and soy sauce in a medium bowl. Pour the picante sauce mixture over the pineapple. Cover the pan.

Step 3

Bake for 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Serve the chicken and sauce with the rice. Garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.

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(16 ounces) Pace® Picante Sauce

(16 ounces) Pace® Picante Sauce

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Ratings & Reviews

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  • niagaracat

    January 11, 2014

    Delicious!

    nice blend of flavors. I just used 1 ring of pineapple per chicken breast and substituted 1 tsp. dried ginger for the 1 tbsp. grated ginger root. Sauce went really well with the jasmine rice.

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  • Phyllis F.

    February 2, 2011

    Cha-Cha-Cha Chicken

    It may seem like a lot of sauce and onion but delicious as directed.

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  • Brenda G.

    November 9, 2007

    Cha-Cha-Cha Chicken

    It's absolutely delicious! Even my super-picky husband loved it!

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