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pineapple teriyaki chicken

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

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yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pineapple teriyaki chicken

  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil, divided
  • 2 c
    white onions, cubed
  • 3/4 c
    red peppers, cubed
  • 3/4 c
    green peppers, cubed
  • 2 lg
    chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    ginger, minced
  • 2 lg
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 c
    pineapple, cubed
  • 1
    teriyaki sauce recipe, warmed
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch (mixed with 1/2 cup cold water)
  • cooked rice, for serving
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame seeds, for garnish
  • 2 lg
    green onions, for garnish

How To Make pineapple teriyaki chicken

  • 1
    In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, add 1 Tbsp oil and when it gets hot, add white onions; sauté for 2 minutes.
  • 2
    Add red and green peppers; sauté for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • 3
    Scoop up the mixture to a bowl and set aside.
  • 4
    Add remaining oil and when shimmering, add chicken cubes; season with freshly ground black pepper. Cook the cubes halfway before adding ginger and garlic; toss the ingredients until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 5
    Stir in pineapple cubes, cover, reduce the heat to medium, and cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 6
    Pour in the warm teriyaki sauce, stir well and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • 7
    Add cornstarch mixture and stir until the sauce thickens, about 45 seconds.
  • 8
    Return the vegetables, stir well and simmer for 2 minutes. Serve with rice and garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
  • 9
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