Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken — Fast, EASY, and loaded with fabulous teriyaki flavor! Tender chicken, juicy pineapple, and crisp-tender veggies make make for a DELISH one-pan meal with zero cleanup.

Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken — Fast, EASY, and loaded with fabulous teriyaki flavor! Tender chicken, juicy pineapple, and crisp-tender veggies make make for a DELISH one-pan meal with zero cleanup.

Baked Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken 

I love pineapple no matter it’s in a cake, piña colada, slow cooker Hawaiian Chicken, or in a savory sheet pan recipe, I am down. Especially on pizza, but I know pineapple on pizza is a controversial topic.

This easy sheet pan teriyaki chicken recipe is anything but controversial, because I think we can all agree that when you can make dinner on one pan, it’s ready in 15 minutes, and cleanup is as easy as tossing away a sheet of foil, you’ve got yourself a winner.

The baked pineapple chicken teriyaki is moist and tender, the pineapple is juicy, and crisp-tender veggies add the right amount of crunch and texture. Naturally gluten-free and healthy is the name of this tune.

Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken — Fast, EASY, and loaded with fabulous teriyaki flavor! Tender chicken, juicy pineapple, and crisp-tender veggies make make for a DELISH one-pan meal with zero cleanup.

What’s in Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken?

To make this Hawaiian teriyaki chicken, you’ll need: 

  • Chicken breasts
  • Teriyaki sauce
  • Olive oil
  • Honey
  • Asian chili garlic sauce
  • Ground ginger
  • Fresh pineapple
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Red bell pepper
  • Green onions 
  • Sesame seeds

Can I Use Canned Pineapple? 

I recommend using fresh pineapple because it’s less mushy and less juicy than canned. Normally juicy fruit is a good thing, but in this situation I feel like canned pineapple will release too much juice while baking and things could get a little soupy on the baking sheet.

I haven’t tried it, but this is my hunch. As written and tested with fresh pineapple, there is still a pretty good amount of juice that’s released and I wouldn’t want more.

Can I Add Extra Veggies? 

If you have other vegetables on hand like mushrooms, onions, broccoli, cauliflower, or carrots, they would be great thrown in too.

Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken — Fast, EASY, and loaded with fabulous teriyaki flavor! Tender chicken, juicy pineapple, and crisp-tender veggies make make for a DELISH one-pan meal with zero cleanup.

How to Make Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken

Add the chicken and teriyaki marinade ingredients to a large ziptop bag and set in the fridge to marinate for at least 30 minutes (overnight is best). While the chicken marinates, preheat the oven and line a baking sheet with foil. 

To the baking sheet, add the diced pineapple, sugar snap peas, and bell pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Place the marinated chicken on the baking sheet and toss to combine evenly with the other ingredients. You’ll want to discard the used bag of marinade at this point. 

Bake the pineapple teriyaki chicken until the meat is fully cooked through. Make sure to stir and flip the chicken once halfway through the baking time to ensure even cooking. 

I like to garnish this easy teriyaki chicken with with green onions and sesame seeds, but you can leave those out if desired. This pineapple teriyaki chicken is delicious over rice or as is. 

Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken — Fast, EASY, and loaded with fabulous teriyaki flavor! Tender chicken, juicy pineapple, and crisp-tender veggies make make for a DELISH one-pan meal with zero cleanup.

Tips for the Best Teriyaki Chicken

If you can marinate the chicken overnight, it will have the most flavor. If you forgot to plan ahead, marinate for as long as you can to ensure you get a nice dose of teriyaki infused flavor.

The teriyaki marinade will naturally run over and coat the red bell peppers, sugar snap peas, and pineapple while baking and everything takes on an Asian-inspired teriyaki tone.

I used 2 tablespoons Asian chili garlic sauce in the marinade and it adds enough kick and heat to make the dish interesting without being spicy, for our palettes. However, if you are very sensitive to spices or are making this for kids, I would reduce or possibly omit it.

 

15-Minute Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken
Yield: 4

15-Minute Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

This Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken is fast, EASY, and loaded with fabulous teriyaki flavor! Tender chicken, juicy pineapple, and crisp-tender veggies make make for a DELISH one-pan meal with zero cleanup.

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1.25 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, diced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons for drizzling over the pineapple, sugar snap peas, red bell peppers
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Asian chili garlic sauce, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple, diced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 1 red bell pepper, trimmed and diced into bite-sized pieces
  • salt and pepper, for seasoning
  • about 2 green onions, sliced into thin rounds for garnishing
  • sesame seeds, optional for garnishing

Instructions

  1. To a large ziptop bag add the chicken, teriyaki, 2 tablespoons olive oil, honey, chili garlic sauce, ginger, 1 teaspoon pepper, seal bag, squish contents around to distribute evenly, and place bag in the fridge to marinate for at least 30 minutes (overnight is best).
  2. Preheat oven to 475F and line a baking sheet with foil for easier cleanup.
  3. To the baking sheet, add the pineapple, sugar snap peas, bell pepper, evenly drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Using a slotted spoon or tongs, remove chicken from the bag and place it on the baking sheet (discard the bag with the marinade) and using a tongs or your hands, toss to combine it evenly with the other ingredients.
  5. Bake for about 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through; stir and flip once halfway through baking to ensure even cooking. Note – you are baking in a very hot oven, the chicken is cut into small pieces, and pineapple has a lot of natural sugars meaning things can go from under to overdone in 1 minute; keep a close eye on things starting at the 10 minute mark.
  6. Evenly garnish with the green onions and optional sesame seeds before serving.

Notes

  • Recipe is best fresh but will keep airtight in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 452Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 1110mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 4gSugar: 21gProtein: 49g

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