Slow-Cooked Honey Pineapple Chicken
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
2 Tablespoons canola oil
1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained
1 cup packed brown sugar
½ cup honey
⅓ cup lemon juice
¼ cup butter, melted
2 Tablespoons prepared mustard
2 teaspoons reduced sodium soy sauce
1. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil in batches on both sides; transfer to a 5 qt. slow cooker.
2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over chicken.
3. Cover and cook on low for 3 to 4 hours or until meat is tender. Strain cooking liquid, reserving pineapple. Serve pineapple with the chicken.
Yield: 8 servings
1 serving equals:
9 g fat (3g saturated fat)
73 mg cholesterol
180 mg sodium
0 g fiber
23 g protein
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