Tropical Chicken

2-1/2 lb quartered chicken pans
8 oz can pineapple packed in unsweetened juice
1/2 cup granulated fructose
2 tbs lemon juice
1 tsp dry mustard powder

Preheat oven to 375F. Remove excess fat from beneath skin and cut chicken into parts. Rinse each piece in cold water and pat dry. Mix pineapple with its juice, fructose, lemon juice and mustard together in a small bowl. Place chicken on rack in a shallow baking pan. Spread pineapple mixture over each piece of chicken, approximately 2 tbs each. Bake for 20 minute, then remove from oven to baste again. Bake another 20 minutes and baste again. Return to oven for final 20 minutes of baking. Pour pineapple juice and drippings from baking pan into bowl and chill. Skim fat, then return to sauce pan to reheat. Serve sauce over chicken.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana