Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Bowl Will Make You Feel As If You Are On A Tropical Escape

Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Bowls is a whole dish served in a pineapple bowl! Once you hollow out the pineapple you can mix the fruit into the chicken mixture or you can save it to eat later!

Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Bowls 1


  • 1 large pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ¾ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 cups cooked white rice, divided
  • Cilantro (optional)


Cut pineapple in half, lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop out the flesh of each half, leaving about a half-inch on the sides to make sure the pineapple boats are sturdy. Set aside flesh for later, drain any juices.

Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Bowls 2

Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the chicken thighs and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Add soy sauce, brown sugar, and honey, and stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a boil, then turn the heat down to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is thick and the chicken is cooked through, 8 to 12 minutes. Add the sesame seeds and stir to combine, then remove the pan from the heat.

Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Bowls 3

Scoop a cup of rice into each of the pineapple boats, then divide the teriyaki chicken and pineapple chunks (if using) among the boats. Top with cilantro if desired and serve.

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