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Looking for a recipe that is delicious & easy but will make your family think you went to culinary school? Try this sticky pineapple chicken, it is a recipe I know I will be trying!


  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup low sodium chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup roasted, salted cashews (optional)
  • Rice, for serving


  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the pineapple juice, soy sauce, chicken stock, hoisin sauce, brown sugar, garlic and cornstarch.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until the mixture has reduced to about 1 cup and is the consistency of thick syrup. Set the sauce aside.
  3. Add the olive oil to a large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken to the pan and season it with salt and pepper.
  5. Cook the chicken, stirring, until it is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  6. Drain off any liquids then add the sauce to the pan and stir until combined.
  7. Add the pineapple and cashews and cook, stirring, for an additional 1 minute.

Serve the chicken atop a bed of rice. For a little more flair in your presentation, serve the chicken and rice inside a hollowed out pineapple.

Thank you Just a Taste for this takeout- fake out recipe. For more amazing ideas and recipes, head over to their blog at www.justataste.com

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