Baked Island Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 60 minutes

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) orange juice
  • 1/2 - cup(s) lime juice
  • 1/4 - cup(s) brown sugar
  • 1 - Tbsp cumin
  • 1 - tsp paprika
  • 20 - oz. can(s) pineapple slices
  • Side: - rice
  • Side: - veggies
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken breasts into the base of 9x13-inch baking dish and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the orange juice, lime juice, brown sugar, cumin and paprika. *Pour the marinade over the chicken and let marinate in the fridge overnight, or for at least 2 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  4. Just before baking, add the pineapple slices around and on top of the chicken and marinade. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  5. Cook the rice as directed.
  6. Prepare the veggies.
  7. Serve Baked Island Chicken over rice with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 - 20 oz. can sliced pineapple

Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the baking dish and baking as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides. Serve with cauliflower rice for Paleo meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Baked Island Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and bake at 350 F for 50 to 60 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
Serve over rice with veggies.

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