You are here: Home » Recipes » Fruit-Simmered Chicken Fruit-Simmered Chicken Yield 6 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 4 medium yams, peeled and evenly chopped in chunks1 pound ground chicken5 large garlic cloves, minced1 medium onion, chopped1 can pineapple chunks, divided2 cups chicken broth, divided2 tablespoons tomato paste1/2 cup raisins1/4 cup dried cranberries1/4 cup dried tropical fruit blend1 -- red bell pepper, cubed1 teaspoon cumin1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper2 tablespoons cornstarch Instructions In large sauce pan, place yams and cover with water. Boil until fork soft, drain, and coursely mash with potato masher or fork. While yams are boiling, in a large skillet, brown chicken, garlic and onion until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Drain and set aside. In same skillet, combine 1 cup of pineapple juice from the can, 1 cup of chicken broth, tomato paste, raisins, cranberries, and tropical mix and bring to boil on high heat. Add red bell pepper and chicken mix and simmer on medium to medium-high heat. In an airtight container combine remaining cup of chicken broth with cornstarch and shake until smooth, then add to skillet and stir in completely. Simmer until thicken. After thickened, add 3/4 c. pineapple chunks, cumin, and crushed red pepper and cook until pineapple is heated. Spoon yams onto plate and spoon chicken mixture over yams.