Easy Pineapple Chicken

111 review, 4 star(s). 81% would make again

Ready in 15 minutes; part of Pantry Recipes collection

Quick, easy, and uses ingredients you probably have on hand.

"I made this recipe this past week and it was delicious! I doubled the recipe since I wanted to have leftovers for lunch the following day. After reading the reviews I decided to follow the advice given on some of the reviews to reduce soy sauce. For a double recipe I added 4 tbspns instead of 6 tbspns of soy sauce. I also added about 1/2 cup more of the pineapple juice and brown sugar to my taste. Everyone LOVED it!!!"


3 large chicken breasts
1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp pepper
1 can pineapple chunks
2 tbs vegetable oil
1/2 cup pineapple juice from can
3 tbs soy sauce
1 tsp vinegar
1 tbs cornstarch

Original recipe makes 3



Remove skin and any bones from chicken and cut into cubes.

Pour flour and pepper in a bowl and dredge chicken through it until covered.

Place chicken and oil in a frying and cook until golden brown.

Add pineapple and heat through for 5 minutes.

In a mixing bowl, stir together the pineapple juice, soy sauce, vinegar, and cornstarch.

Add sauce to pan and simmer for 5 minutes.

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My husband says he should have plated this for me. Food nazi.

simmering in the pan. the sauce really decreases and becomes nice & thick


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Easy to make and tastes good.
allisonromano 1m ago

Comments give me hope making tonight, adding jack in the box Strolls.
Memaryme 3m ago

Just tasted out of pan, so good made jasmine rice to go with it .I added brown sugar and less soy added some red pepper flakes .next time adding more veggies and making extra sauce for a side
HaganGirl 5m ago

Easy recipe, good taste, and plenty of room to add your own twist. Tasted great on a bed of Jasmin rice.
darwishian 8m ago

A great weeknight dish. Followed the suggestions to use less soy and substitute brown sugar for vinegar. The right move. Also added red pepper flakes to sauce for heat and diced fresh string beans and peppers for texture.
Hafrommer 9m ago

Love this
hob029 1y ago

I really liked it. I read the comments before I made it, so it was very good. To add a little twist to make it my own, I took the pineapple and juice and instead of putting it with the chicken, I used an emersion blender to make it into a creamy sauce. I then mixed it with the sauce. It was really good! Instead of vinger I used black cherry balsamic vineger and only two tsp of soy sauce.
rinacat 1y ago

Will make again. Chicken very tender. Does not need vinegar, added tbs of brown sugar. Other reviews were right, sauce bland, added smoked paprika, onion powder, ginger powder and brags instead of soya sauce for depth of flavour. Also ate with franks red hot sauce
amy_soleski_3 1y ago

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