I am adoring this Coconut Rice and Hawaiian Chicken dish since it takes me to the island life, get-away life, or anything you desire to call it. Since island life isn’t occurring at any point in the near future, I’m BRINGING IT TO ME.
The marinade is soy-based with a blend of pungent, sweet, tart, and fruity flavors. The dish additionally joins tropical fixings, for example, pineapple and coconut, and has somewhat of a Polynesian flare to it.
It reminds me of such a large amount of the food we had while we were in French Polynesia. We had seven brilliant long stretches of island life. And afterward, we became ill in its center. What would I be able to state, reality frequently sneaks in, even in island life?
How To Make Coconut Rice and Hawaiian Chicken?
This is a marinate and barbecue (on a flame broil skillet or outside barbecue) sort of formula.
On the off chance that you don’t have a flame broil or don’t have any desire to meddle with it, it will work seared too. The main thing missing will be barbecue marks. I do cherish me some flame broil marks since they sure are pretty, however redundant.
On the off chance that you utilize an open-air flame broil, you do get somewhat of a smoky flavor which is consistently an or more. However, truly, the marinade is so acceptable it will work fine and dandy indoor (also simpler tidy up) on a flame broil skillet or a customary container.
The marinade for the chicken has an assortment of flavors – sweet, pungent, tart, tropical, and citrusy comprising of pineapple juice, soy sauce, garlic, ketchup, vegetable oil, and earthy colored sugar.
It is a flawless, ravishing marinade. This formula calls for marinating it for 60 minutes, however on the off chance that you are preparing you can let it sit for as long as 24 hours.
Indeed, the more extended the chicken sits in the marinade, the more delightful the chicken is.
At the point when the chicken is completely cooked, brush nectar liberally on the two sides of the chicken.
Nectar joined with all the flavors in the marinade, make this clingy, complex blend of flavors that is simply awesome delectable.
How to serve Coconut Rice and Hawaiian Chicken?
Another motivation behind why I love this dish is the flame-broiled pineapple. There’s something supernatural about putting new ready pineapple on the barbecue. It caramelizes the pineapple and brings out so much pleasantness.
As I would see it, there’s just a single method to make this Hawaiian Chicken dish total. What’s more, that is to serve it with coconut rice.
Serving this with coconut rice was enlivened by one of my preferred Malaysian dishes, Nasi Lemak, which is a rice dish cooked with coconut milk.
Fragrant coconut rice joined with the pungent, sweet, tart, citrusy chicken, and the sweet and warm pineapple, will entice your tastebuds, and take you on a fun culinary experience. So a wide range of flavors and surfaces, thus, great.
So here you go. My little getaway to the island life, like my Coconut Rice and Hawaiian Chicken. This is another of our top picks, and I’m simply eager to have the option to impart the formula to you!
Coconut Rice and Hawaiian Chicken Ingredients
- 1 cup basmati or jasmine rice
- 3/4 cup coconut milk
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 tbsp Fresh parsley slashed
- ~1 1/2 lbs chicken tenderloins 7-8 pieces
- 1/2 new ready pineapple
- 1/4 cup pineapple juice
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 3 tbsp ketchup
- 2 tbsp earthy colored sugar
- 5-6 cloves new garlic
- 2 tbsp canola oil
- 2 tbsp nectar
- On the burner, in a pot, bring to bubble rice, water, and coconut milk. When bubbled, bring to medium-low warmth and cook secured (spread with a tight top and don’t open) for ~17-20 minutes (See Note 1). Eliminate from heat.
- On the off chance that utilizing a rice cooker, adhere to rice cooker guidance. Utilize 1:1 proportion of coconut milk to water to fill in for the measure of water expected to cook the rice.
- In a food processor or blender, mix pineapple juice, soy sauce, ketchup, earthy colored sugar, new garlic, and canola oil to make the marinade for the chicken.
- Include chicken and marinade into a zip lock pack, blend well to guarantee all chicken tenderloins are secured with marinate. Marinate for 60 minutes, or as long as 24 hours (the more drawn out the better!).
- Oil a barbecue container, solid metal flame broil, charcoal barbecue, electric flame broil, or non-stick skillet.
- Cook chicken until it arrives at 165 degrees F. Flip part of the way through. When chicken is done, brush nectar on the two sides of the tenderloins and eliminate.
- Cut pineapple into 1/2-1 inch thick cuts and barbecue on the two sides.