Grilled teriyaki chicken pineapple skewers: Try the recipe

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In celebration of National BBQ month, cook up these tasty chicken skewers complete with tangy teriyaki and sweet pineapple flavors.

“Once the weather gets warm, isn’t everyone looking for quick and easy meals?” Slofoodgroup founder Shawn Gavin, CEO.

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“That’s why we came up with these grilled teriyaki chicken and pineapple skewers. They are easy to prepare and cook and pack a lot of flavor,” he said. He said that the skewers can be used to make a complete meal. However, he suggested pairing them with pita bread and rice. Get the full recipe below.

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Skewers by Shawn Gavin of Slofoodgroup

Serves 4 skewers

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

For the skewers:

400 grams chicken thighs

1 teaspoon sea salt

1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

1/2 small pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into chunks

1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into squares

4 spring onions, trimmed and cut into 3-inch sections

Grilled teriyaki chicken pineapple skewers by Shawn Gavin of Slofoodgroup

Shawn Gavin from Slofoodgroup grills teriyaki chicken pineapple Skewers
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For the teriyaki sauce:

4 tablespoons light brown sugar

3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 star anise

1/2 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup water

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 teaspoon fish sauce

Grilled teriyaki chicken pineapple skewers by Shawn Gavin of Slofoodgroup

Shawn Gavin from Slofoodgroup grills teriyaki chicken pineapple Skewers
(Slofoodgroup)

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Directions:

1. Cut the chicken thighs into cubes and season them with sea salt and pepper; cover and allow them to marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes.

2. In a saucepan, whisk together the sugar, apple cider vinegar, star anise, soy sauce, water, cornstarch and fish sauce; bring to a boil and boil for 2-3 minutes or until it thickens; remove from heat and set aside.

3. Build the skewers by alternating pieces of meat, green bell pepper, spring onions and pineapple.

4. Grill on medium heat. Cook the skewers for four minutes each side. Brush the teriyaki sauce over the top. Grill for another 1-2 minutes 5. Serve warm.

This original recipe is owned by slofoodgroup.com and was shared with Fox News Digital.

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