Big Kahuna Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches

These Big Kahuna Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches are meliorate than most because they are loaded with sliced ham, grilled pineapple, together with Pepper Jack cheese.

We made these chicken sandwiches the other nighttime together with my hubby wanted the privilege of naming them. He kept calling them “Big Kahuna Sandwiches” spell he was grilling them together with insisted that live on the official name. So that is what nosotros are calling them – Big Kahuna Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches. We wanted to spice upwardly our green chicken teriyaki sandwiches past times adding some deli ham together with Pepper Jack cheese. I don’t mean value nosotros volition e'er run dorsum to making them the sometime means again. These were a huge hit!

Additions together with Substitutions:

You tin easily build these into “Big Kahuna” burgers past times marinating beef patties inwards the teriyaki sauce rather than chicken. We receive got made them equally burgers earlier together with woah, mama they are GOOD. If you lot actually desire to give the burgers a Hawaiian spin, add together a fried egg to the top. Holy calories, but seriously then good. Save upwardly your “calorie points” or whatever you lot practise together with give it a try.

Tips for Grilling the Chicken:

Meat thickness: The primal to getting perfect grilled chicken is making certain the thickness of the meat is equally fifty-fifty equally possible. You don’t desire 1 terminate of the chicken to live on thick together with the other terminate to live on sparse (how it comes naturally). Use a meat pounder together with flatten out that thick purpose to jibe the thinner purpose (or closed to it).
Grill Temperature: You desire to build certain you lot receive got the correct grill temperature. You desire to aim for only about 375-degrees together with 450-degrees. This makes it then you lot don’t receive got a charred exterior together with raw inside, which happens when you lot gear upwardly at also high of a temperature.
Digital Read Meat
Thermometer: Using a digital-read meat thermometer is also really helpful. When the internal temperature reaches 150-155 degrees (should solely accept a few minutes on each side) accept it off the grill together with permit to residuum for a few minutes. Wrap the chicken inwards foil together with the chicken volition run along cooking to achieve 165-degrees. You volition receive got perfectly juicy chicken.

These Big Kahuna Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches are meliorate than most because they are loaded  Big Kahuna Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches
Big Kahuna Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches

Side Dish Ideas:

Here are some keen side dish ideas that volition run PERFECTLY with these chicken teriyaki sandwiches:

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad: Hawaiian Mac Salad is a staple side dish for whatsoever Hawaiian meal. This is an AUTHENTIC Hawaiian recipe, guide from the islands!
Fresh Mango Avocado Cole Slaw: You receive got got to travail this cole slaw with a fun isle twist! Goes GREAT amongst these grilled chicken teriyaki sandwiches!
Sweet Potato Fries: Chicken sandwiches together with sweetness Irish Gaelic patato fries are a winning combination. Every. Time. You can’t run wrong!

Ingredients (with Amazon Links)
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 bottle Teriyaki sauce nosotros used Lawry's brand
  • 3/4 c. brownish sugar
  • 4 slices deli ham
  • 1 tin sliced pineapple or you lot tin utilization fresh which would live on fifty-fifty better
  • 4 slices Pepper Jack cheese
  • 4 large hamburger buns


  1. Pound chicken breasts until they are nigh 1/4" thick all around. Place inwards a large Ziploc bag. Combine Teriyaki sauce together with brownish carbohydrate until carbohydrate dissolves. Add 1/2 of the mixture to the pocketbook with the chicken together with seal tightly. Place pocketbook inwards fridge for at to the lowest degree 4-5 hours. Separate remaining Teriyaki mixture into two split upwardly bowls (to preclude cross contamination utilization two split upwardly brushes too)-- 1 for the pineapple, 1 for the chicken. Open pineapple tin together with salvage a picayune of the juice inwards a bowl. Place chicken together with pineapple on the grill (medium heat).
  2. Brush with Teriyaki sauce every few minutes until chicken together with pineapple are done-- travail to solely flip the chicken together with pineapple once. Either on the grill or inwards a frying pan, gear upwardly ham with a picayune of the pineapple juice until it becomes dainty together with hot. Slice opened upwardly hamburger buns together with house a piece of cooked chicken on each bottom bun. Top with cheese, ham, grilled pineapple, together with bun top. Serve at nowadays with remaining grilled pineapple.
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