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Pineapple bowls with chicken and rice on a white board

Pineapple Chicken Bowls

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken, Pineapple
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people



  • 2 chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp rum
  • 1 cup pineapple roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup broccoli roughly chopped
  • 1 red, yellow or orange pepper diced
  • ½ yellow onion chopped
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp pepper

Toasted Sesame Rice

  • 1 ½ cups jasmine rice
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 3 cups water


Pineapple Chicken

  • Heat pan with 2 tbsp sesame oil over medium heat
  • Once hot, add chicken and cook through
  • Once chicken is cooked, drain the chicken juice and set the chicken aside
  • Heat pan over medium heat
  • Once heated add the soy sauce, sugar, and rum. Let sugar dissolve
  • Once dissolved add lime juice, 1 tsp salt, and pineapple and let simmer
  • Once pineapple is softened add chicken back to pan and mix well.
  • In separate pan saute the broccoli, peppers, onions, 1 tsp salt, pepper, and garlic powder
  • Saute until softened and add to the pineapple sauce with the chicken

Toasted Sesame Rice

  • Heat large saute pan or wok with 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • Once hot add rice and chili powder and mix rice well so it is all coated by the oil
  • Let rice toast. Once toasted add rice to boiling water and let cook down until fully done
  • Serve the pineapple chicken over the toasted sesame rice and enjoy!