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Easy Caribbean Chicken

This is a very simple recipe that uses easy-to-find ingredients. Serve with some steamed vegetables for a complete meal. Use cubes of pork or even shrimp instead of the chicken. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons garlic-herb seasoning blend
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • Hot cooked rice
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, optional


  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and seasoning; saute until chicken is lightly browned and no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, pineapple and barbecue sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until flavors are blended and chicken is cooked through, 5-7 minutes. Serve with rice and, if desired, cilantro.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Fresh pineapple can be used instead of canned. Add about 1 cup.
  • The flavors of this dish will remind you of a pineapple barbecue chicken pizza.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 cup chicken mixture: 242 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 605mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
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    • SimplyJoan
      Oct 10, 2020

      Attractive when you serve it -I served it on noodles,and my husband remarked 3 times about it. Delicious!!

    • Susan
      Mar 29, 2019

      This recipe has been in my family for 30-years. Flavorful