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Five Spice Chicken

  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed aniseeds 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 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)
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon

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.
Reduce heat.
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.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1171 Calories from Fat 354

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.5%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.5%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 399 mg133%

Sodium 1436.8 mg59.9%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.1%

Sugars 19 g

Protein 161 g322.9%

Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 190.4%

Calcium 25.5% Iron 45.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Five Spice Chicken Recipe