Pineapple Chicken and Rice

It’s time to figure out what we’re making for dinner! One of my favorite things to do is look around on Pinterest and see what recipes are out there for me to try, among other things. I’m sure I’m not the only one!

Check out this recipe that might be helpful tonight:

Pineapple Chicken and Rice

Pineapple Chicken and Rice

Pineapple Chicken with Rice Dinner Recipe. Tender chicken cooked in a sweet pineapple honey Dijon sauce and served over rice.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 436 
Author: Stephanie Jackson

1 and a half pounds boneless chicken breasts
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 can 20 oz. sliced pineapple save the juice for the sauce
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup honey
2 garlic cloves minced
4 servings of cooked rice.


  • Season chicken with thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Over medium heat brown the chicken in the vegetable oil.
  • Drain pineapple slices and reserve the juice.
    Combine cornstarch and 2 oz. of the pineapple juice and set aside.
    In a separate bowl combine remaining juice with mustard, honey, and garlic.
    Add dijon mixture to the pan, reduce heat and cover.
  • Allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from the pan.
    Stir the cornstarch mixture and add to the pan and bring to a boil.
    Stir for 2 minutes.
    Reduce heat and return chicken to the pan. Flip chicken in the pan to get it nice and coated with the sauce.
    Add pineapple slices to the pan (on top of the chicken and around the chicken) cover for 2-3 minutes to allow pineapple to heat through.
  • Serve over rice.

Calories: 436kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 31g