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Jakks Pacific Rim Chicken is a savory dish that magically turns boring old chicken thighs into a sweet heat explosion of island flavor!
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4.67 from 3 votes

Jakks Pacific Rim Chicken

Author: Jill



  • For the chicken
  • 6-7 chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Sriracha sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 6-7 pineapple slices fresh or canned



  • For the chicken:
  • Combine the soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, sesame oil, and pineapple juice, stir to combine.
  • Add your chicken into a container and pour your sauce all over it.
  • Seal and place in your refrigerator for 6 to 24 hours to marinate.
  • The longer it sits the more flavor the chicken will have.
  • Heat the stovetop to a medium.
  • Grill to a medium if grilling
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade and cook or grill for 6-7 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Place the chicken in a skillet or cast iron.
  • Add the pineapple to the chicken.
  • Add remaining sauce to the chicken.
  • Brush it on evenly.
  • Heat the oven to broil high.
  • Or if grilling - place a lid on top of the skillet and place it on the gill and close the grills lid.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes if in the oven or 6-7 on the gill.
  • Arrange the pineapple and chicken on a serving plate or skillet.
  • Garnish with lime wedges, jalapeƱos, and green onions if desired.
  • ENJOY!!


Serves: 4
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes