You are here: Home » Recipes » Potluck Polynesian Chicken Potluck Polynesian Chicken Recipe by American Profile Yield 8 servings PrintEmail "When I made this dish for our apartment community luncheon, a man declared that he wanted to marry the person who made it. That man is now my husband of more than four years!" Ingredients 1 cup buttermilk1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper3 to 4 pounds chicken pieces1 cup peanut oil1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice1/2 cup sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch1/2 cup cider vinegar1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce1/4 teaspoon ground ginger1 medium green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips Cooked rice, optional Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Pour buttermilk into a shallow bowl. Combine flour, salt and pepper in a separate shallow bowl. Dip chicken in buttermilk and dredge in flour mixture. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until browned; transfer to baking pan. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add enough water to equal 11/2 cups liquid. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Add pineapple liquid, vinegar, soy sauce and ginger. Stir until cornstarch is completely dissolved. Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes. Add pineapple and green pepper strips. Bake 15 minutes longer, or until chicken is tender and no longer pink in the center. Serve over rice, if using. Recipe by Bette Wolford, Fort Morgan, Colo.