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Asian Chicken Recipe

This easy chicken recipe is on the table in 30 minutes. Light and tasty and perfect for a the family
Course dinner
Cuisine Asian
Keyword asian chicken recipe, pineapple chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 263kcal


For the Chicken

  • 1 tbs Olive Oil
  • 4-6 small Chicken Thighs boneless & skinless
  • 1 cup Pineapple Rings
  • 1 cup Zucchini sliced
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Onion Powder
  • ½ tsp Smoked Paprika
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • Optional Garnish-Sliced Green Onions Fresh Lime, Red Pepper Flakes

For the Sauce

  • 2 tbs Coconut Aminos or Soy Sauce
  • cup Pineapple Juice
  • 2 tbs Honey
  • 1 tbs Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tbs Lime Juice


  • Evenly sprinkle the front and back of chicken thighs with garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, pepper and salt.
  • Sautee chicken thighs, over medium high, in olive oil in skillet for 3-5 minutes on each side, depending on thickness of chicken.
  • Remove chicken from pan, for later use, leaving the juices.
  • Stir the soy sauce, pineapple juice, honey, mustard and lime juice into the pan. Bring to a boil for 3-5 minutes, then lower heat.
  • Return cooked chicken thighs to the pan along with the sliced zucchini and pineapple rings. Simmer for 10 minutes, occasionally spooning the sauce on top of the chicken.
  • Garnish as desired and serve warm with rice or macaroni salad.


May be refrigerated for up to 5 days and reheated by microwave for 60-90 seconds.
-May be frozen for up to 4 months in an air tight container or bag. Reheat by stove top or instant pot for 10 minutes on high pressure.


Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 463mg | Potassium: 486mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 248IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg