Sweet Onion and Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 45 mins

Sweet Onion and Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki

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"This recipe combines the flavors of teriyaki sauce, pineapple, sweet onion, red pepper, cashews and a little garlic with tender chicken and swiss cheese (it's a wonderful addition!). It is easy to prepare; just requires a little simmer-time. Serve over your favorite rice."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir chicken, salt, and pepper in hot oil until chicken is almost cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a small skillet over medium heat; cook and stir bell pepper and onion squares until edges of peppers are tender, about 5 minutes. Remove skillet from heat.
  3. Mix teriyaki sauce, chicken broth, chopped sweet onion, and garlic powder with chicken; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until liquid is reduced by half and chicken is cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Stir bell pepper-onion mixture, cashew pieces, and hot sauce into chicken mixture and simmer until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat. Stir pineapple into chicken mixture. Arrange Swiss cheese slices over chicken mixture.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Olive oil can be substituted for the sesame oil.
  • The flavor of this sauce will vary a great deal with your choice of teriyaki sauce. I use Trader Joe's® Teriyaki and Wasabi sauce.
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Aug 31, 2014

This is a five star all the way. (and I don't give them out willy-nilly.) Two small changes tho...since I didn't have frozen pineapple I used canned chunks. Also since the sauce seemed a little thin for my taste I made an easy fix with a little corn starch and cold water. No big deal there. Without a doubt, we will be having this again.

 
Aug 27, 2014

Liked this very much but even though I simmered it well over 20 minutes, the sauce seemed a little thin. I also did not put swiss cheese on it at the end. Sorry. Couldn't do it. It was delicious without.I also used boneless, skinless chicken thighs.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 493 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Fat
  • 25.2 g
  • 39%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 37.9 g
  • 76%
  • Sodium
  • 3354 mg
  • 134%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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