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pineapple-citrus teriyaki chicken & veggie stir-fry

Recipe by
Mary Feltman
Hueytown, AL

This is one of my husbands favorite dishes. And, my sisters! It truly tastes like it could have come from an expensive Asian restaurant! Your family and guests will be complimenting you all evening!

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stir-Fry

Ingredients For pineapple-citrus teriyaki chicken & veggie stir-fry

  • 3
    chicken breasts, boneless/skinless
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    broccoli head, florets separated
  • 2 md
    carrots, sliced on the digonal
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c
    pure pineapple juice
  • 1/2 c
    *orange juice, fresh or *crystals
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 c
    teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    oyster sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    szechuan spicy stir-fry sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt, more if needed
  • 1 tsp
    cracked pepper
  • 1/3 c
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    *grapefruit juice, fresh or *crystals
  • 1 1/2 c
    water, as needed to dilute

How To Make pineapple-citrus teriyaki chicken & veggie stir-fry

  • 1
    Make sauce: In a large bowl, add: pineapple juice, *grapefruit juice, *orange juice, teriyaki sauce, mirin, oyster sauce, sesame oil, Szechuan sauce, honey, garlic, ginger, salt, pepper, *and water, if needed. Whisk thoroughly. Add cornstarch and whisk thoroughly. Set aside.
  • 2
    Cut the broccoli florets into bite-size pieces. Medium dice the onion Slice the carrots thinly, and on the diagonal.
  • 3
    Heat a large skillet on medium-high. Add enough butter and oil to stir-fry the vegetables Stir-fry broccoli, onions, and carrots til tender-crisp. Remove and set aside.
  • 4
    Cube chicken breasts, and salt and pepper them. In same skillet, add enough oil to stir-fry the chicken. Add chicken; when almost done, add vegetables back to skillet.
  • 5
    Pour sauce into skillet and stir to combine with the chicken and vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring, for a few minutes, to thicken the sauce.
  • 6
    Serve immediately over rice, quinoa, or noodles. Top with sesame seeds. Enjoy!
  • 7
    *I sometimes use True Lemon crystals when I'm out of fresh lemon, lime, orange, or grapefruit juice. If you use these crystals, you DEFINITELY need to dilute with 1 1/2 cups of water; and, even if you use fresh juice, you can dilute some, according to your taste.