We had a funny incident recently. For whatever reason, we were both craving kebabs – Hawaiian chicken kebabs to be exact. We went to the grocery store to get everything we needed, chicken, peppers, pineapple, etc. When we returned home we realized we bought everything except the skewers!
First came anger, then despair, followed by a brief exchange of tears. But through this darkness shone a fleeting ray of inspirational light. The dinner must go on.
Okay enough with the dramatics. It was actually quite easy to “improvise” and come up with another dish instead. Although we didn’t get to eat food off of a stick, we were quite pleased with our meal.
Hawaiian Chicken with Peppers and Pineapple
In a large oven-safe pan over medium-high heat, brown the chicken on both sides.
Flip the chicken and add in the sliced peppers around the meat.
While this is cooking, in a small bowl mix together the pineapple juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, ground ginger, paprika and brown sugar. Pour this in the pan along with the pineapple, cover, and pop it in the oven at 375F for 10 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!
- 2 chicken breasts
- ½ red pepper, sliced
- ½ yellow pepper, sliced
- 10oz (ish) can diced pineapple in juice
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- ½ tablespoon sesame oil
- ½ teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- Preheat your oven to 375F. Season both sides of the chicken with a little salt and pepper.
- In a large stainless steel pan, heat one tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat and brown both sides of the chicken breasts.
- Add in the peppers and saute for a few minutes or until the peppers begin to brown.
- In a bowl, mix together ¼ cup of pineapple juice from the can, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, paprika, and brown sugar.
- Pour the sauce in the pan, add the pineapple, cover, and transfer to the oven and bake for 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
- Serve and enjoy!