Five Spice Chicken
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Crushed aniseeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground allspice||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Whole chicken breasts||4|
|Peanut oil/Cooking oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Unsweetened pineapple juice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Combine ground cinnamon, crushed aniseed, salt, ground allspice, cloves, and pepper.
Rub the chicken breasts with 1 teaspoon of the spice mixture.
Heat peanut or cooking oil and garlic in skillet.
Add the chicken breasts to the hot oil; brown on both sides.
Add unsweetened pineapple juice; simmer, covered, till chicken is tender, about 35 minutes.
Transfer chicken breasts to platter; spoon sauce over chicken.
Garnish with parsley.