Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 4-6 servings
- 2 pounds chicken tenderloins OR skinless chicken breasts, pounded thin
- 1/4 loving cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 loving cup CANNED pineapple juice
- 1/3 loving cup + 1 tablespoon) packed chocolate-brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 2 tablespoons ruby vino vinegar
- 2 tablespoons depression sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1-2 teaspoons Asian chili sauce (like Sambal Oelek)
- 1 tsp EACH salt, garlic pwdr, ginger pwdr
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- chopped light-green onions
- lemon zest
- additional Asian chili sauce to taste
- Whisk the Marinade/Glaze ingredients together inward a medium bowl. Add 1/3 loving cup to a large freezer pocketbook together with whisk inward 1/4 loving cup olive oil. Add the chicken together with marinate 2-4 hours inward the refrigerator. Refrigerate the remaining marinade (will piece of job your Glaze) separately.
- When laid upwards to cook, permit the chicken sit down at room temperature for xv to thirty minutes.
- GRILL DIRECTIONS: Meanwhile, grease together with preheat grill to medium heat, 375 to 450°F. Drain chicken from the marinade together with pat dry.
- Grill the chicken undisturbed for three to four minutes per side, or until chicken is cooked through. (An inserted thermometer should read 165 degrees F when chicken is done.)
- Meanwhile, add together reserved glaze to a pocket-size saucepan together with whisk inward ii teaspoons cornstarch. Place covered saucepan on the grill (or stove), together with convey to a simmer (this tin hold out done later chicken is cooked if you lot don't select room on your grill). Once simmering, take away lid together with whisk until thickened. Brush cooked chicken alongside glaze together with serve whatever extra every bit a sauce for rice.
- Garnish chicken alongside lemon zest together with light-green onions together with additional chili sauce to gustation (optional).
- STOVE TOP DIRECTIONS: Heat i tablespoon olive crude inward a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Once really hot, drain chicken from marinade, pat dry out together with add together to skillet. Cook undisturbed for 2-3 minutes, or until nicely browned on i side. Turn chicken over, cover, together with trim back rut to medium. Cook for some 3-5 to a greater extent than minutes (depending on thickness of chicken), or until chicken is cooked through. Remove to a plate together with tent alongside foil.
- Whisk ii teaspoons cornstarch to reserved Glaze together with add together to straight off empty skillet. Bring to a simmer until thickened, stirring occasionally. Add chicken to Glaze together with toss to coat. Garnish chicken alongside lemon zest together with light-green onions together with additional chili sauce to gustation (optional).
Total fourth dimension does non include marinating every bit this volition vary betwixt individuals.
**Canned pineapple juice volition infuse your chicken alongside flavour without leaving it mushy. Fresh pineapple juice nevertheless contains enzymes that could intermission downwards your chicken.