Pineapple Chicken with Veeba Sriracha chilli sauce

Total cooking time-less than 30 minutes

This pineapple chicken recipe is quick and easy and also delicious and filling

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup fresh pineapple juice
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsps Veeba Sriracha sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar (avoid if you are using canned/tinned pineapple)
  • 1tbsp crushed garlic
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups cubed chicken breasts/or cut chicken thighs
  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • A handful of roasted cashews/walnuts
  • Roasted white Sesame seeds for garnishing

Method:

  1. Add olive oil to a nonstick pan. Keep the flame to medium-high.
  2. Add crushed garlic and grated ginger.
  3. Sauté it till it turns golden brown.
  4. Now, add the chicken and season it with salt to taste and pepper.
  5. Cook the chicken for about 5-6 minutes with the lid on.
  6. Remove the lid and then continue to cook by stirring it often till it is golden brown and it is all dried up.
  7. Add Veeba Sriracha chilli sauce to the chicken and sauté it for another minute or till the sauce combines well with the chicken.
  8. Now, transfer the cooked chicken to a plate.
  9. In the same pan add another spoon of olive oil.
  10. To the oil, add the pineapple and sauté it till is all caramelized and turns golden brown. You can season it with some salt and lemon juice.
  11. Transfer the pineapple to another bowl.
  12. Mix Pineapple juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, and cornstarch.
  13. Take another spoon of olive oil in the same pan and now add the pineapple juice mixture to it. Stir it well and in a minute or so the mixture will start to get thicken.
  14. Add the chicken at this stage. Mix it all well. It’s done.
  15. Add the caramelized pineapple cubes to it. Another good mix.
  16. Garnish with roasted cashews/walnuts and sesame seeds.

Serve  the pineapple chicken with sticky rice. Goes really well with sticky rice.

Please note: I will be trying a new dish with another variety of Veeba Sauce very soon.

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