TERIYAKI CHICKEN BAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Uncle Ben's Long Grain and Wild rice
  • 16 oz. pkg. sugar snap pea stirfry (I can only find it at Walmart--It has different colors of bell pepper, broccoli, snap peas, maybe carrots and mushrooms and water chestnuts in it)
  • 6 Tyson mesquite grilled chicken breasts (I got them at Sam's-Costco also has them)
  • 15 1/4 oz. can pineapple rings in juice
  • (save juice)
  • 6 oz. unsweetened pineapple juice (plus juice from pineapples)
  • 1/3 c. soy sauce (I used low sodium)
  • 3/4 c. packed brown sugar
  • 6 T. worcestershire sauce (could use less if desired)
  • 2 T. cornstarch
  • 1/2 c. butter (1 stick)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook rice according to directions on package.
  • I microwaved the vegetables in microwave safe dish on high power for 6 minutes (didn't add anything).
  • I microwaved the chicken pieces (precooked) for 1 minute apiece on high power.
  • Combine soy sauce, brown sugar, pineapple juice, Worcestershire sauce, and cornstarch.
  • Stir with wire whisk till smooth.
  • Cook in saucepan over medium heat until smooth and thickened.
  • Combine vegetables and rice; put in bottom of greased or foil lined 9 x 13 pan. top with chicken pieces.
  • Top each chicken piece with one pineapple slice.
  • Fit remaining pineapples wherever you can fit them.
  • Melt butter.
  • Spoon butter over pineapple slices.
  • Spoon teriyaki sauce over everything in the pan.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.

Notes

This is one I concocted partly from an old recipe for Hawaiian chicken from TOH BB. I needed teriyaki sauce and didn't have my own so I made one up. This is one of those things that would be better made in advance and reheated the next day to give time for flavors to blend.

I will probably cut the amount of worcestershire sauce the next time. The sauce was tangy at first, but after it blended flavors for a couple of hours, it was wonderful.

I didn't put salt in because of the soy sauce.

I think a little ginger might be good in it as well (maybe 1/2 t. added to the teriyaki sauce ingredients)

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