Caribbean Chicken and Pineapple Salsa

Caribbean Chicken and Pineapple Salsa

Thirty minutes to dinner! Dijon and jerk seasoning jazz up baked chicken breasts while bran cereal adds crunch. A peppy fruit salsa makes a sassy topper.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

Chicken
1 1/4
cups Fiber One® original bran cereal
2
teaspoons jerk seasoning (dry)
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1/2
cup buttermilk
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon red pepper sauce
Pineapple Salsa
1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1/4
cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4
cup chopped apricots or papaya, if desired
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon sugar
1
teaspoon lemon juice
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and finely crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor). Place cereal in shallow dish. Stir in jerk seasoning.
  2. In large food-storage plastic bag, place chicken, buttermilk, mustard and pepper sauce. Seal bag; shake well. Remove chicken from bag; coat with cereal mixture. Place on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix salsa ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving. Serve chicken with salsa.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Purchase a pineapple salsa at your supermarket, or experiment with other purchased salsa flavors.
Serve-With
Steamed asparagus or broccoli makes a delicious and healthful side for this chicken dish.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.