This recipe was created because my husband LOVES bacon but rarely gets it, I wanted to surprise him with a meal that incorporated bacon but was still a healthy dinner. This is an Asian Chicken Skewer with Bacon Wrapped Pineapple. (husband approved!)
Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:
By Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN
Asian Chicken Skewers with Bacon Wrapped Pineapple
For the marinade:
1/2 cup organic soy sauce
1/8 cup honey
1 tablespoon mustard
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder
1 pound of organic Chicken breast (cut into one-inch pieces)
For the skewers:
15 pineapple chunks
8 slices of bacon (cut in half)
1 large zucchini (thickly sliced)
5 large button mushrooms (cut into thirds)
1 bell pepper (thickly sliced)
- Mix marinade ingredients together in a medium-size mixing bowl, add chicken. Set aside to marinate while you chop the veggies for skewers and prepare the rest of the meal.
- Wrap pineapple chunks in bacon and set aside.
- To prepare skewers, load them up in any pattern that works for you.
- Transfer skewers to a large baking sheet and pour remaining marinade over them.
- Bake at 375 degree F for around twenty minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
- Enjoy hot with the now cooked marinade drizzled over your plate.
Per Serving: Calories: 302; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 72mg; Sodium: 1846mg; Potassium: 690mg; Carbohydrate: 18g; Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 28g
Nutrition Bonus: Vit C: 97%; Vit A: 15%; Iron: 11%
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