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Chinese Pineapple Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

Points® value
Total Time
28 min
15 min
13 min
Forget take-out: This sweet and savoury chicken recipe is delicious! The tangy black bean sauce is perfect over brown rice.


Cooking spray

1 spray(s), (5 one-second sprays per serving)

Uncooked scallions

4 medium, chopped (green and white parts)

Ginger root

1 tbsp(s), fresh, chopped


2 clove(s), large, minced

Uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast

1 pound(s), cut into 1-inch cubes

Canned pineapple packed in juice

20 oz, use tidbits

Black bean sauce

¼ cup(s)

Cooked long grain brown rice

2 cup(s), kept warm (regular or instant)


  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set pan over medium-high heat. Add scallions, ginger and garlic; cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Add chicken and cook until lightly browned on all sides, stirring often, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add pineapple (with its juice) and black bean sauce to skillet; bring to a simmer. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes more.
  3. Spoon rice into shallow bowls and spoon chicken mixture over top. Yields about 1 cup of chicken and 1/2 cup of rice per serving.