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Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

Jaden Hair
This Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken is so easy to whip up and makes for one tasty weeknight meal. Chicken is marinated in a delicious homemade teriyaki sauce packed with pineapple flavor . Serve over white rice for a scrumptious dinner!

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 274 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 8-ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon honey or agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 small garlic clove finely minced
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds)

Instructions
 

  • To make the teriyaki sauce, place the crushed pineapple, soy sauce, honey, ginger and garlic a bowl, whisk to combine. Pour half of the teriyaki sauce in a resealable plastic bag and reserve the other half. Place the chicken breasts in the resealable bag, close and give it a good massage to coat with the marinade. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or up to overnight.
  • When ready to cook, turn on the broiler and place the rack in the middle position. Place the marinated chicken breasts on a foil-lined baking sheet and spoon some of the chunky pineapple/ginger from the marinade on top of the breast. It will help keep the chicken moist. Broil for 8 to 10 minutes on each side, for a total of 16-20 minutes. Discard any remaining marinade in the bag.
  • While the chicken is broiling, heat the reserved teriyaki sauce (that you had previously set aside in step 1) in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook for 3 minutes or until thickened slightly.
  • When chicken is done, Slice the chicken, pour the teriyaki sauce over top and serve immediately.

Notes

  • This recipe is also super versatile so feel free to add whatever veggies you like such as snap peas, asparagus, carrots, etc. 
  • You could swap the pineapple for orange.
  • Keeping the chicken in the marinade overnight will make it even tastier.
  • Instead of broiling, the chicken can also be grilled for 6 minutes on each side.

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 21gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 477mgPotassium: 227mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 152IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken teriyaki, homemade teriyaki sauce, pineapple chicken
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