Baked Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki




 




 

An easy to put together meal that delivers fantastic flavor and is light and healthy. The homemade Teriyaki sauce is a perfect compliment to the fresh peppers and pineapple.

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Total Time: 45 mins

Servings: 6




Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs chicken thighs skinless, boneless

2 cups pineapple diced

1 red bell pepper

1 green bell pepper

1 yellow bell pepper

1 small red onion diced

1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

4 cloves of garlic minced

3 tbsp honey

1 tsp grated ginger

1 tbsp cornstarch

1/4 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mist a large baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place pineapples, onion and bell peppers in baking dish. Top with chicken thighs.
  3. Whisk cornstarch and 1 tbsp warm water together in a small bowl. Combine the cornstarch mixture, honey, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, ginger, and black pepper together in a small saucepan over low heat. Allow to simmer while whisking occasionally. Bring to a boil and allow to boil for 1 minute. Turn off the heat and set aside for at least 10 minutes, allowing it to cool and thicken.
  4. Pour sauce on top of the chicken, then turn the chicken over to make sure every inch is coated in the sauce. Bake, uncovered for about 30-35 minutes.