It is a bowl full of tender, juicy chicken breast, and freshly sautéed pineapple chunks. The combination of homemade teriyaki sauce together is insanely delicious and out of this world crazy. The flavors complement each other well!

pineapple chicken teriyaki bowl

What Is A Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Bowl?

Chicken teriyaki pineapple bowls are a great way to get in your protein. It’s a bowl packed with teriyaki glaze, chicken pieces, whole pineapple, and white rice. You can make this recipe with homemade teriyaki with soy sauce or a store-bought jar. I will say that the store-bought is just as delicious.

Ingredients For Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Bowl

pineapple chicken teriyaki bowl
  • Chicken Breast- You can use chicken breast or chicken thighs. A fun way to mix things up is to use different cuts of chicken.
  • Whole Pineapple- Make sure you use fresh pineapples(pineapple halves) for this fresh pineapple bowl. You can also cut them into vertical slices. It helps to bring in all of the vibrant sweetness. You can use the pineapples in the can, but they aren’t as fresh as the whole pineapple. Also, make sure they are ripe pineapples and not rotten.
  • White Rice(basmati rice): I feel like all easy recipes can be paired with a good and fluffy side of white rice.
  • Olive Oil– I used about 1 tbsp oil to create this pineapple chicken teriyaki bowl. You can use as much as you need to get your chicken sear up correctly!
  • Seasonings- I used a mixture of herbs but you can totally mix things up and use whatever seasonings you would like. Here are the ones I used. Black pepper, garlic powder, curry powder, fresh ginger, salt, and a small creole seasoning.
  • Vegetables– I only used broccoli but you can add in as much veggies as you like. I used fresh broccoli.
  • Sesame Oil- this is what brings all the flavor to the

A full list of ingredients can be found in the recipe card below.

How To Make Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Bowls

To a medium heat skillet or griddle add in your seasoned chicken. Allow to simmer for 5 to 6 minutes.

Add in your chopped pineapples and broccoli and mix well. Allow these ingredients to cook together for 6 to 8 minutes.

Lastly add in your teriyaki sauce, honey and turn stove or skillet to low and allow to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes and enjoy over a bed of cooked rice. 

Variations/ Substitutions

  • Teriyaki chicken pineapple bowls- make this recipe creative with placing the pineapples in the pineapple flesh. Pineapple boats is what you should call them! Pour the pineapple juice over the top for a even better taste. This is great for a dinner party.
  • Fried Rice- instead of adding white rice to the side. You can add a bowl of fried rice, coconut rice, cauliflower rice, or brown rice. The rice doesn’t need to be cooked by you. You can use minute rice from the grocery store!
  • Meatless- this Pineapple chicken teriyaki bowl is just as good without the meat. You can take the meat away and still have the best flavor that you can imagine.
  • Meat Substitutions- if you want you can add different types of meat suck as flank steak, small bits of a shrimp mixture, pork, or just about any meat you can think of is a great substitute in this pineapple chicken teriyaki small bowl.
  • Vegetables- bell pepper, green onions, red pepper, or mushrooms with a splash of lime juice are just a few of the ingredients you can throw into this chicken bowl to add in even more of a zesty flavor!
  • Sesame Seeds- you can garnish with these seeds. They have a ton of health benefits that you will love. Fiber and Vitamin B1. These are all great benefits to have on your side.

Equipment

Large Skillet- using a skillet that on the larger side will help to ensure that all of small bits of food are not overcrowding the pot.

Sharp Knife- to help cut the chicken into smaller pieces along with the pineapples. This is one of the main pieces of equipment you will need to ensure that the recipe is coming along smoothly.

Small Mixing Bowl- to mix your chicken well and to add all of the necessary ingredients without making a complete mess of things or cross contamination of the meat.

Cutting Board- this will be needed to cut the hollowed-out pineapple pieces that work so well in this recipe.

Griddle- using a griddle will help to ensure that all of the ingredients are cooking up with a even cooking consistency. If you don’t have a griddle. Refer back large skillet.

Questions

Can you freeze pineapple chicken teriyaki bowls?

Yes, you most certainly can freeze these bowls. They do well in the oven or microwave when warming up for later.

Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Bowl

It is a bowl full of tender, juicy chicken breast, and freshly sautéed pineapple chunks. The combination of homemade teriyaki sauce together is insanely delicious and out of this world crazy. The flavors complement each other well!
pineapple chicken teriyaki bowl
Author: Ronalyn
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients  

  • 1 Whole Pineapple Chopped
  • 4 to 6 Pieces Chicken Thighs
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoons Onion Powder
  • 1 Tablespoons Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons Teriyaki Sauce
  • Cooked Rice
  • 2 Cups Fresh Broccoli Chopped

Instructions

  • To a medium heat skillet or griddle add in your seasoned chicken. Allow to simmer for 5 to 6 minutes.
    4 to 6 Pieces Chicken Thighs, 1 Teaspoon Salt, 1 Teaspoons Black Pepper, 2 Tablespoons Garlic Powder, 1 Teaspoons Onion Powder
  • Add in your chopped pineapples and broccoli and mix well. Allow these ingredients to cook together for 6 to 8 minutes.
    1 Whole Pineapple Chopped, 2 Cups Fresh Broccoli
  • Lastly add in your teriyaki sauce, honey and turn stove or skillet to low and allow to simmer for 5 to 8 minutes and enjoy over a bed of cooked rice.
    1 Tablespoons Honey, 2 Tablespoons Teriyaki Sauce, Cooked Rice
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pineapple chicken teriyaki bowl

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