Al's Rum Chicken


"A taste of the tropics without having to go there! (Note: you can also marinade the chicken in the rum for an hour, then bake with the pineapples; this has the same effect!)"


servings 685 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 685 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 22.6 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 47.8 g
  • 96%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 144 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium:
  • 391 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place chicken pieces in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Make sure rib area of breasts is facing up. Cover dish and bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Remove cover and flip chicken pieces. Place pineapple (reserve some for garnish) around chicken. Pour rum over all. Cover and bake for another 15 minutes. Garnish with additional pineapple and serve.


  • Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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  1. 27 Ratings


I have to admit that the flavouring was rather bland with skinless boneless chicken breasts.

My husband loved this, and he really dislikes baked pineapples AND baked chicken. I added some seasoning (garlic, red pepper, and paprika), used thighs and added sweet and sour 5 minutes before...

Very tasty. Just poured the sweet & sour sauce on chicken before adding the pineapple and rum. Added about 25 min. cooking time. Will be cooking this regularly.

The recipie seems incomplete (it doesn't mention the sweet and sour sauce), and just guessing what to do with it and when to add it to the mix didn't work out to well. This tasted pretty bland....

I found this receipe to be a lot of wasted time!!! I found this receipe to be a waste of GOOD RUM!!! You can't even taste the RUM, I wanted to tell you that if you are going to make this dish y...

thought this was quite good. I used boneless breasts, cruzan rum, and fresh pineapple. LUX, calm down hon. :) Could use a bit more spice, I added some hot sauce after...

Very bland. Even with marinating for several hours. Would not cook this again.

I just loved it. My husband doesn't like chicken, but he Loved this one. Thanks again. Pat

The chicken had a great taste. As a variation I added crushed garlic and red pepper flakes. This really added to the taste.