1. Soak the apples in 1/3 cup of the reserved pineapple syrup. Set aside.
2. Simmer chicken in remaining pineapple syrup with salt. Drain and dice meat. Set aside.
3. Drain apple. Combine with remaining ingredients. Mix well then chill.
Use long grain rice because it has form and distinct grains that remains fluffy and separate after cooking.
This dish is a source of iron and niacin. Iron is needed for normal metabolism while niacin helps maintain normal structure of the skin.