Hella Good Hawaiian Chicken

July 29, 2013

Hawaiian chicken from Living the Gourmet is a delicious way to spice up your weekly chicken dinner.  Chicken thighs are marinated in a teriyaki like sauce that is flavored with citrus juices, garlic and ginger.  It is baked in the oven for an hour and then it's ready to serve with fresh pineapple slices.

Hawaiian Chicken


8 chicken thighs
Fresh pineapple - sliced
2 large cloves of garlic – finely chopped
1 inch piece of fresh ginger – grated
¼ cup fresh basil - chopped
Juice of 1 orange
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon brown sugar
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. black pepper
1 tablespoon dried curry
2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
Combine all of the above ingredients for the marinade in a large bowl. Add the chicken thighs and refrigerate for at least one hour or up to over night.
Preheat Oven 350 degrees:
Remove the chicken from the marinade and place in a baking pan. Bake for 50 – 55 minutes or until the juices run clear and the skin is a nice golden color. Plate the chicken and serve with fresh pineapple.

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