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Jamaican Chicken Calypso

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Ingredients
  Canned pineapple chunks 8 Ounce (1 Can, Undrained)
  Rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lime juice 3 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dark brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Curry powder 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Chicken breast halves 2 Pound (4 In Number, With Bones)
  Canned mandarin oranges 11 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Lime 1 , cut into wedges (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Take a large non-metal dish and drain the juice from pineapple chunks in it. Put the pineapple chunks aside and refrigerate after covering.
2) Add rum, soy sauce, lime juice, curry powder, brown sugar, ginger, garlic red pepper flakes and cloves. Blend nicely.
3) Add chicken to the prepared marinade and coat evenly. Leave chicken turned with the skin side down. Cover and leave for marinating in the refrigerator for 3-6 hours.
4) Preheat oven to 375° F.
5) Drain marinade and keep aside.

MAKING
6) Take a shallow roasting pan and place chicken on it, with the skin side up.
7) Bake in the oven for about 35 minutes, basting repeatedly with the marinade and pan juices.
8) Add pineapple chunks and mandarin oranges to the pan. Bake of another 5-10 minutes or until chicken turns pink around the bone.

SERVING
9) Arrange chicken with mandarin oranges and pineapple chunks on a platter. Pour pan juices, after skimming the fat from them, over the chicken. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Jamaican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Curry
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 208 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.6%

Saturated Fat 0.42 g2.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 65.8 mg21.9%

Sodium 291.6 mg12.2%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 8.4 g

Protein 27 g54.1%

Vitamin A 11.2% Vitamin C 30.1%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 8.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Jamaican Chicken Calypso Recipe