Lean Meals: Pineapple Chicken

Why we like this recipe: chicken-2
  Quick, easy and healthy, this is a no-hassle protein packed dish.

Lean, high protein and very tasty, doubling this recipe makes for some healthy leftovers!

Nutritional info per serving (Makes 2):
342 calories / 40 grams protein / 35 grams carbs / 5 grams fat

What you will need (for 2 Servings):

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (6oz each), rinced, dried, trimmed of fat and cut into small cubes.
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sweet onion, finely chopped
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 can (8oz) pineapple chunks
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup

 Directions: (Prep Time: 3-5 min, Cook Time: 10 min)

  1. Put the oil in a pan and cook the onion on medium-high heat.
    Add the dash of pepper and cook for 1 minute, until the onion is slightly translucent.
  2. Put the chicken, orange juice and pineapple with juice into the pan.
    Bring to a boil and reduce to medium heat.
  3. Add the banana and syrup and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Stir it up and reduce the heat to low.
    Cover it and let it simmer for about 5-7 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

Serve it with a side of steamed veggies or fresh rice. Enjoy!