Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Chicken
Picture yourself in a tropical paradise, the sun setting over the ocean as you indulge in a culinary delight that combines the sweetness of ripe pineapples with the spicy kick of exotic spices. This Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Chicken recipe is a journey to the flavors of the tropics, right in your own kitchen.
- 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Sesame seeds and green onions for garnish
- In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes.
- Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper, then add them to the marinade. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
- Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add marinated chicken and cook until browned and cooked through, about 6-7 minutes per side.
- During the last 2 minutes of cooking, add pineapple chunks to the skillet, cooking until they caramelize and turn golden brown.
- Remove from heat and garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.
Preparation time: 35 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A perfect balance of sweet and spicy, this Pineapple Chicken is a delightful tropical treat that will transport your taste buds to paradise.
Nutritional Information: Calories: 380, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 40g
Picture yourself savoring each flavorful bite, the sweetness of pineapple harmonizing with the heat of spices, creating a culinary masterpiece that tantalizes your senses. This recipe is not just a meal; it’s a culinary journey to an exotic destination. Whether you’re serving it for a special dinner or a casual lunch, this Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Chicken will always leave your guests craving for more. Embrace the tropical flavors, and let your taste buds dance in delight!