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Easy Tropical Chicken and Rice Bake

An all-in-one chicken bake with tropical and bright flavors, yet the comfort of a baked dinner meal. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Tropical Chicken and Rice Bake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 289kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce, gluten free
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 1/2 cup Brown rice, Instant
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 medium bell pepper, red
  • 15 ounce pineapple tidbits
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 4 slice turkey bacon
  • 1 stalk green onion

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Mince garlic and add to a mixing bowl with brown sugar, soy sauce, chicken broth and rice.
  • Dice onion and bell peppers; add to the mixing bowl. Drain the pineapple, reserving juice. Measure out 1 cup of juice, and add to the bowl along with the pineapple.
  • Cut chicken into 1 inch pieces and add to mixing bowl. Stir to combine; pour into prepared baking dish.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook bacon as directed on package and crumble. Slice green onion.
  • After baking for 20 minutes, remove foil; stir, sprinkle with cooked bacon and sliced green onions.  Bake an additional 15-20 minutes. Rice should be tender and the chicken cooked through.

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 546mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g