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Pineapple Baked Chicken

This simple weeknight chicken dinner includes important Hawaiian pizza vibes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Tyas


  • ¾ tsp Italian-seasoning
  • ¼ tsp garlic-powder
  • ½ tsp sweet-paprika
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive-oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp freshly chopped cilantro
  • c shredded-mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp freshly grated-Parmesan
  • 4 thin pineapple rounds
  • ¼ c diced red-onion
  • Freshly ground black-pepper
  • Kosher-salt


  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a small-bowl, mix Italian-seasoning, sweet-paprika and garlic-powder. Season chicken with pepper & salt.
  • In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high warmth, heat oil. Cook chicken on the very side till golden, about 5minutes. Remove from heat & sprinkle around with seasoning mix.
  • Sprinkle tops of chicken with 1 cup mozzarella & the most Parmesan. Arrange a pineapple round in addition to every piece of chicken. Sprinkle with remaining ½ cup mozzarella & remaining Parmesan.
  • Bake until cheese is melty and chicken is cooked through, about 10minutes.
  • Garnish with red onion and cilantro before serving.