Author Elfie V
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I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

The combination of a sweet and tangy sauce made with pineapple juice will create an unforgettable flavor, perfect for any occasion.
Easy to cook and delicious How to Make Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken at Home.

We're here to guide you through the steps of crafting this delectable dish right in your own kitchen. With our easy-to-follow instructions and common pantry staples, you'll be able to whip up a restaurant-worthy Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken that'll impress even the toughest food critics. Pineapple is a deliciously sweet and tangy fruit that can be used in many different recipes. It's the main ingredient of Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken because pineapple adds a unique flavor to it. One particularly delicious way to use pineapple is by combining it with chicken recipes. The combination of these two flavors creates an unforgettable flavor, perfect for any occasion. Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken is a dish that typically consists of boneless, skinless chicken fillets that are cooked and served with a sweet and tangy sauce made with pineapple juice, pineapple chunks, sugar, ketchup, soy sauce, etc. The chicken is usually marinated in marinade seasonings, then dipped with dry batter before being pan-fried until golden brown. The result should be a flavorful and satisfying dish that combines the savory taste of chicken with the sweet and sour flavors of pineapple sauce. Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken is surely a delectable dish in many cultures and is often served with warm rice, vegetables, or other side dishes. Here's a simple recipe for Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken along with the steps to make it.

YIELDS 4 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 50 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 300g pineapple chunks
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 4 red cayenne pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch + 5 tbsp water

Marinade Seasonings

  • 300g chicken fillet, cut into squares
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper

Dry Batter

  • 5 tbsp tapioca flour
  • 8 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt

Pineapple Sauce

  • 180 ml of pineapple juice
  • ½ tbsp soy sauce
  • 5 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp cooking wine (ang ciu)
  • 2 tsp sugar

Steps

1

Mix the chicken fillet pieces with egg, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Leave it for 20 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking How to Make Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken at Home.
2

Prepare the Dry Batter (see the recipe above). After that, coat all the chicken fillets with the Dry Batter.

Step 2 of cooking How to Make Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken at Home.
3

Heat the oil, then fry the chicken fillet until golden brown.

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4

Mix the ingredients for Pineapple Sauce (see the recipe above).

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5

Heat oil, then saute garlic and ginger until fragrant.

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6

Add the Pineapple Sauce, and stir until it boils.

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7

Prepare 1 tbsp cornstarch + 5 tbsp of water. After that, pour the cornstarch water little by little until the sauce thickens (make sure the sauce boils when you add the cornstarch water).

Step 7 of cooking How to Make Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken at Home.
8

Add the fried chicken fillet and pineapple chunks, and stir for 1-2 minutes.

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9

Add the pieces of red cayenne pepper, stir until it boils, then turn off the heat.

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10

Serve this Chicken with Pineapple Sauce along with warm rice and other side dishes.

Step 10 of cooking How to Make Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken at Home.


Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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