10.12.2012

spicy pineapple marinade for chicken

prep time:  tbd
cook time:  30 minutes
servings:  8



ingredients:
1/2 medium ripe pineapple - peeled, cored and coarsely chopped
2 jalapeno chilies - seeded and chopped
2 garlic cloves - minced
1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
8 chicken breast halves
2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons honey

steps:
1.  puree pineapple, jalapenos and garlic in blender until almost smooth.  add pineapple juice, lime juice, cilantro and lime peel and process until blended.  pour marinade into a large baking dish and add chicken, turn to coat.  cover and refrigerate 4 - 6 hours.

2.  prepare BBQ or preheat broiler.  remove chicken from marinade.  season marinade with salt and pepper.  pour 1/2 marinade into a small bowl.  whisk in honey. 

3.  brush mixture over chicken.  season chicken with salt and pepper.  grill or broil until cooked through, turning frequently and basting with honey marinade, about 30 minutes.

- food network

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