Pineapple Chicken and Rice

Pineapple Chicken and Rice is a delightful and tropical dish that combines savory chicken with sweet and tangy pineapple, all served over a bed of fluffy rice. This dish typically features marinated chicken pieces stir-fried or baked until tender, then mixed with pineapple chunks, bell peppers, and sometimes a splash of soy sauce or other seasonings to enhance the flavor. The combination of juicy pineapple and savory chicken creates a balanced and satisfying meal that is both refreshing and comforting, making it a popular choice for a quick weeknight dinner or a festive gathering.

Pineapple Chicken and Rice served on plate


1 pound chicken breast, cubed

1 cup pineapple, cubed

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 cup jasmine rice

2 cups chicken broth

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon ginger, grated

Salt and pepper to taste

1/4 cup green onions, sliced

1 tablespoon sesame seeds


In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken cubes and cook until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the chicken and set aside.

In the same skillet, add the onion, garlic, and red bell pepper. Cook until the vegetables are softened.

Add the pineapple and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Stir in the jasmine rice, chicken broth, soy sauce, ginger, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 18-20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked through.

Return the chicken to the skillet, mix well, and heat through.

Serve garnished with green onions and sesame seeds.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes

Kcal: 350 kcal per serving | Servings: 4 servings

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