Cha-Cha-Cha Chicken

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


Cha-Cha-Cha Chicken

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
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Ingredients
  • 4   
    skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound)
  • 2   
    large onions, cut into rings
  • 1  20  ounce can 
    pineapple slices in juice, drained
  • 1  16  ounce jar 
    Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 2   tablespoons 
    chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2   tablespoons 
    packed brown sugar
  • 1   tablespoon 
    grated fresh ginger root
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cooking sherry
  • 1   teaspoon 
    soy sauce
  • 2   cups 
    hot cooked regular long-grain white rice or jasmine rice
Directions
1.
Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 3-quart shallow baking pan with aluminum foil. Layer the chicken, onions and pineapple in the pan.
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.
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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