Tutti-Frutti Teriyaki Chicken
Why I Love This Recipe
Go ahead - toot your own horn! Even on the busiest of days, you can create a dinnertime winner with Tutti-Frutti Teriyaki Chicken. This tropical twist on traditional teriyaki flavor comes from tasty additions to the base recipe. A variety of canned ingredients, including nutritious canned mixed fruit, vitamin C-rich pineapple, coconut and chipotle peppers play a starring role in the sweet and savory add-on condiments. A selection of sauces let kids have some fun with their food by dipping their chicken into a flavor of their choosing.
Ingredients You'll Need
Non-stick spray oil
4 pounds chicken parts, skin removed
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste (optional)
1 can (15 ounces) chunky mixed fruit in light syrup, half drained
2 Tablespoons + 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Spray rimmed sheet pan with oil. Season chicken with salt and pepper, if desired, and arrange on pan with as much space between the pieces as possible. Spray with oil. Bake for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, purée the fruit, soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, garlic and ginger, in a blender until smooth. Brush half of the sauce over all of the chicken and bake for 20 minutes. Turn the chicken pieces and baste with remaining sauce. Bake for 20 minutes more until chicken pieces are browned and cooked through.
Serve Tutti-Frutti Teriyaki Chicken as-is, or customize a portion of the recipe with one of the following condiments, if desired. Simply mix up one or more of these tasty add-ons to enjoy a different flavor.
-Pineapple Ginger Salsa
-Toasted Coconut with Herbs
-Chipotle Peanut Sauce