Brighten Your Dinner Table: Zesty Pineapple Chicken Freezer Recipe
Welcome to a burst of flavors that promises to transform your dinner routine into a delightful culinary adventure! Introducing the Zesty Pineapple Chicken Freezer Recipe—a simple yet sensational dish that will make your taste buds dance with joy. This recipe is not just about adding a zing to your chicken; it’s about creating those perfect family dinner moments that everyone looks forward to.
With juicy chicken breasts glazed in a tantalizing mixture of pineapple tidbits, brown sugar, lemon juice, mustard, and a hint of soy sauce, this dish brings a balance of sweetness and zest that’s hard to resist. Designed for convenience, it’s a freezer-friendly recipe that allows you to prep ahead, making busy weeknights a breeze. Whether you’re planning a cozy family meal or looking to impress guests with your culinary prowess, this Zesty Pineapple Chicken is sure to be a hit.
Gather your ingredients, and let’s embark on this flavor-filled journey that’s guaranteed to liven up your chicken and bring a tropical twist to your dinner table. Here’s to making meals that are not just nourishing but also a celebration of flavors and joy!
- 2 lbs chicken breasts with skin about 4 breasts
- 2 tbsp melted butter
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp pepper
- Zesty Pineapple Glaze:
- 8 3/4 oz. can pineapple tidbits
- 1 c. packed brown sugar
- 1/4 c. lemon juice
- 2 tbsp. prepared mustard
- 1 tsp. soy sauce
- Preheat oven to 375F. In a disposable 9" foil container (or baking dish that is freezable) place chicken breasts with the skin side up. Brush each piece of chicken with melted butter, then sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Bake for 30 minutes.
- Just before chicken is finished baking, make glaze with remaining ingredients. Remove chicken from oven and brush with glaze. Allow to cool completely then freeze.
On cooking day
- Remove dish from freezer to thaw. Once thawed, bake in preheated 375F for 50-60 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and glaze is dark brown.