Pineapple Habanero Sauce Chicken Recipe
This pineapple habanero sauce chicken recipe is a delicious and spicy dish that combines the sweetness of pineapple with the heat of habanero peppers. It's perfect for those who enjoy a little kick in their meals. The prep time for this recipe is 15 minutes and the cook time is 25 minutes.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 2 habanero peppers, seeded and minced
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped cilantro for garnish (optional)
- In a small bowl, whisk together the pineapple juice, minced habanero peppers, minced garlic, soy sauce, honey, lime juice, and cornstarch. Set aside.
- Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of oil.
- Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until they are cooked through and golden brown.
- Reduce the heat to low and pour the pineapple habanero sauce over the chicken breasts.
- Cover the skillet and let the chicken simmer in the sauce for about 10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
- Remove the chicken from the skillet and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.
- Serve the chicken with the remaining sauce spooned over the top and garnish with chopped cilantro if desired.
Enjoy this flavorful and spicy pineapple habanero sauce chicken with a side of rice or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.