1 cup white rice
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 (20 ounce) can sliced pineapple in juice, pineapple
drained and 1 tablespoon juice reserved
Cook rice according to package directions. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In small jar, combine reserved pineapple juice, oil, honey, vinegar, soy sauce and mustard; shake marinade well. Toss chicken with 3 tablespoons of marinade to coat, discarding chicken marinade when done.
Brush pineapple rings with other half of marinade, reserving leftover marinade.
Coat 2 large baking dishes with vegetable oil spray. Arrange chicken and pineapple rings in a single layer and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until chicken’s juices run clear. Before serving, brush chicken with leftover marinade and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Top rice with chicken and pineapple rings.
Makes 4 servings.
Per serving: 403 calories, 44g carbohydrates, 42g protein, 6g total fat (1g saturated), 98mg cholesterol, 1g fiber, 342mg sodium. Calories from fat: 13%