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One Pot Pineapple Chicken Recipe

Easy One Pot Pineapple Chicken

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Quick and easy pineapple chicken recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot and just 30 minutes on stovetop. This simple weeknight meal is sweet and tangy with a subtle spicy kick.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword one pot recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4
Calories 351
Author Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Oil Preferably a combination of sesame oil and olive oil
  • 1 pound Boneless chicken Cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely minced
  • 1/2 cup Onions Cut into 1 inch squares
  • 1/2 cup Green pepper Cut into 1 inch squares
  • 1 cup Pineapple Fresh or canned, Cut into small 1 inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup Pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce Low sodium
  • 1/3 cup Chicken broth Low sodium
  • 1/4 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 2 tsp Cornstarch
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1.5 tsp Red chili flakes For garnish


  • Add oil in a non-stick pan and heat over medium-high heat.

  • Add chicken and saute until golden brown.
  • Add garlic, ginger, onions, green pepper, pineapples and cook for about 4 minutes until the pepper and pineapples are tender. 
  • Add pineapple juice, soy sauce, broth, hoisin sauce, brown sugar, salt, pepper, cornstarch and mix everything together. 
    Tip: To avoid cornstarch from forming lumps, dissolve it in 2 tbsp water and then, add that into pan.  
  • Let everything cook for a few more minutes until liquid is reduced and the sauce becomes thick. 
  • Sprinkle with red chili flakes and enjoy! 



  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 


Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1309mg | Potassium: 693mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 930IU | Vitamin C: 65.8mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.6mg