Perfect Pineapple Orange Chicken

Perfect Pineapple Orange Chicken

Felicia Manocchio 2

"A whole chicken lightly seasoned with salt and pepper, then roasted and basted with pineapple and orange juices. This recipe is quick and easy and my husband just loves it! It's almost impossible to mess this up, it always comes out great."


1 h 40 m servings 506 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 506 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 32.8 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 43.2 g
  • 86%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 201 mg
  • 67%
  • Sodium:
  • 209 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place rinsed and dried chicken on a tray. Rub butter all over the chicken, top and bottom, then season evenly with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Pour the pineapple juice and orange juice in the tray, not directly over the chicken.
  4. Bake chicken uncovered in the preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours, basting every 5 to 10 minutes with the juices. When it is done it should be a perfect golden brown.
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  1. 21 Ratings


I have tried this chicken over and over, and each time I do something different to make it more flavorful. Take garlic and onions minced together, with salt and pepper. Rub it on the inside ...

I would give this 5 stars for tenderness, but I gave this 4 stars since as some readers mentioned the original recipe was too bland for my tastes. I decided to jazz it up a little. First of all,...

I thought this was pretty good. I used 4 bone-in chicken breasts, and baked it for about an hour. I didn't really measure anything, but I added pineapple chunks with the juice, plenty of soy s...