Tropical Chicken

Tropical Chicken

"I've made this recipe ever since we moved to California, and I've adapted it to include ingredients that are readily available here. Our two teenagers think this dish is terrific, and I've made it numerous times for special occasions."
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40 m servings
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  1. In a bowl, combine pineapple, lime juice and cloves. Pound chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; add to marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 45 minutes. Drain, reserving marinade. Combine flour and salt; dredge chicken. In a skillet, brown chicken on both sides in oil. Place in a shallow baking dish. Add reserved marinade to skillet; cook until hot and bubbly. Pour over chicken. Sprinkle with almonds and coconut. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes.

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Most helpful positive review

Four stars only because I made several changes. Left out the cloves and added orange juice and apple juice to the marinade. Everything else was exactly the same and tasted INCREDIBLE!! very easy...

Most helpful critical review

I will say the chicken was moist BUT I found the flavors did not mix well and my husband thought it was weird tasting. I won't be making again.

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Four stars only because I made several changes. Left out the cloves and added orange juice and apple juice to the marinade. Everything else was exactly the same and tasted INCREDIBLE!! very easy...

This was a HUGE hit with my family! It reminded us of a little taste of Hawaii. I didn't add the chives because i felt like they would disturb the tropical flavor and the chicken turned out grea...

Turned out really good. Great recipe.

I will say the chicken was moist BUT I found the flavors did not mix well and my husband thought it was weird tasting. I won't be making again.

So good and easy to make! I pair it with coconut rice and its the best combination ever.

Great recipe. Fairly easy to make. I didn't add the cloves, because I don't care for them. And I used sweetened lime juice instead of plain lime juice. It was wonderful, my oldest son (21yrs old...

is good is, different .

Nice recipe. I omitted the oil and salt. Next time around if I make it I'm going to marinade it a bit longer.

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