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Joel’s Jerk Chicken Pineapple Pasta

Joel's Jerk Chicken Pineapple Pasta Recipe


Sweet meets spicy in this deliciously simple pasta dish where pineapple and coconut team up with jerk seasoning, cinnamon and other spices to bring excitement to pasta and chicken.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 eaches skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cubed
  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits with juice
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon jerk seasoning mix
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 ounces dry fettuccini noodles


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir chicken until no longer pink and juices run clear, 7 to 10 minutes. Stir in the pineapple and its juice, coconut, brown sugar, jerk seasoning, cinnamon, chili powder, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes; drain. Toss chicken mixture with drained pasta.

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Nutritional Information

Joel's Jerk Chicken Pineapple Pasta

Servings Per Recipe: 2
Calories: 627.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 70 %
carbohydrates: 26 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 25 %
fat: 30 %
saturated fat: 44 %
cholesterol: 23 %
vitamin a iu: 12 %
niacin equivalents: 163 %
vitamin b6: 45 %
vitamin c: 20 %
folate: 28 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 22 %
magnesium: 28 %
potassium: 15 %
sodium: 12 %
thiamin: 36 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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