My Global Food Challenge


Chicken Micronesia (Federated States of Micronesia)

This recipe is from the Pacific Islands. Marinating time is not included in the prep or cooking times.


1 1/2 lbs chicken, boneless, skinless, breasts or thighs
1 (20 ounce) cans pineapple chunks
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4 cup onion, minced
1/4 cup coconut, grated


Drain liquid from canned pineapple into a small mixing bowl.  Add soy sauce and ginger and stir.

Pour the mixture into 8×8 baking dish and place chicken inside, turning once to coat both sides.  Marinate for at least an hour, but as long as overnight. Sprinkle pineapple, onion and coconut on top of chicken.  Place in oven and bake at 350 F for about an hour and a quarter.

Serve on rice.

Link to My Post on Micronesia:

Cuisine: Micronesian

Main Ingredient: Chicken

File:Micronesia in Oceania (small islands magnified) (-mini map -rivers).svg

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