Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Boats

Tired of the sàme old, sàme old chicken ànd rice? We’ve got à super solution for both problems: Teriyàki Chicken Pineàpple Boàts! Not only does the fluffy rice pàir perfectly with thàt soy, honey ànd ginger tàste of teriyàki chicken, it feàtures pineàpple for àn extrà bit of tàste— àND it’s àctuàlly served inside the pineàpple itself. Fun! This dish is one where everybody will love the presentàtion just às much às they love the flàvors. Don’t be intimidàted, either; you càn totàlly màke this one àt home. Let us show you how, then reàd on for the full recipe.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pineàpple

RICE

  • 1 cup wàter
  • ½ teàspoon kosher sàlt
  • ¼ teàspoon chili flàkes
  • 1 tàblespoon unsàlted butter
  • 1 teàspoon sugàr
  • 1 cup white rice, rinsed

CHICKEN

  • 2 cloves gàrlic, minced
  • ¼ cup soy sàuce
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 3 tàblespoons rice vinegàr
  • ½ teàspoon ground ginger
  • 1-½ lb. chicken thighs, 1-inch dice
  • 2 teàspoon olive oil
  • 2 teàspoons sesàme seeds

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cut the pineàpple in hàlf lengthwise. Scoop out ànd reserve the middle of eàch hàlf, leàving ½-inch to ¾-inch of flesh àlong the edges.
  2. Finely chop the reserved pineàpple. Combine the chopped pineàpple with àny juices releàsed ànd plàce àpproximàtely 1 cup of it in à smàll sàucepàn.
  3. àdd the wàter, sàlt, chili flàkes, butter ànd sugàr to the sàucepàn, ànd bring to à boil over medium-high heàt.
  4. àdd the rinsed white rice. Bring to à simmer, then reduce heàt to low ànd cook for 15 minutes, or until the rice is fully cooked. Once done, fluff with à fork.
  5. … the complete instructions are on tiphero.com