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Jerk marinade heats up chicken


Jerk marinade heats up chicken and pineapple recipe.

jerk_imageYield: 2 Pizzas

Ingredients:
6 chicken thighs, skinless, boneless
6 oz. jerk marinade, prepared
4 oz. barbecue sauce
4 oz. mango chutney
12 oz. pepper jack cheese, shredded
Fresh frozen mango halves, partially thawed and sliced
1 red onion, sliced
9-10 oz. Dole Tropical Gold Tidbits or pineapple chunks, drained
Pizza crusts
Fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped

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Directions:
• Marinate chicken thighs in jerk marinade in refrigerator for four hours or overnight. Remove from marinade; discard marinade.

• Bake chicken in 12×8-inch baking dish, sprayed with vegetable cooking spray, at 350 F, 25 minutes, or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165 F.

•  Combine barbecue sauce and mango chutney in small saucepan to make pizza sauce. Simmer 10 minutes over low heat; stirring occasionally. Cool sauce 7 to 10 minutes.

• Spoon one half of the sauce over each pizza crust. Spread half the cheese over each pizza.

• Slice chicken. Top each pizza with sliced chicken, mango slices, red onion and pineapple chunks.

• Bake pizza at 375 F, 20 to 25 minutes, or until crust is golden brown. Cool two to three minutes; garnish with chopped cilantro.

Cut and serve.•