Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Chicken

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



  1. In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes.
  2. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper, then add them to the marinade. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. 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.
  4. During the last 2 minutes of cooking, add pineapple chunks to the skillet, cooking until they caramelize and turn golden brown.
  5. 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!

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