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Rum-Marinated Chicken Breasts with Pineapple Relish

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Course All Recipes, Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine All, Poultry
Servings 4
Calories 288 kcal



  • 1/2 cup dark rum
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 3 tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbs Caribbean hot sauce ex. Pickapappa Sauce
  • 1 tbs salt
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 4 8oz bone-in chicken breast halves


  • 1 small pineapple peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2 inch thick rings
  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 1 tsp grated lime rind
  • 2 tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp dark rum
  • 1/4 tsp Caribbean hot sauce
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 4 lime wedges


  • To prepare chicken, combine first 6 ingredients in large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  • Remove the chicken from bag, reserving marinade; set chicken aside. Let marinade stand at room temperature 10 minutes.
  • Strain through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Set marinade aside.
  • Prepare grill to medium heat.
  • To prepare relish, place pineapple on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until soft and browned around the edge. Cool slightly; chop. Combine pineapple, bell pepper, and next 5 ingredients (bell pepper through 1/8 teaspoon salt); set aside.
  • Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 30 minutes or until done, turning occasionally. Remove and discard skin.
  • Bring reserved marinade to a boil in a small saucepan; cook 1 minute. Drizzle cooked marinade over chicken. Serve chicken with relish and lime wedges.


Calories: 288kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 30gFat: 4.5gFiber: 2g
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