Teriyaki Chicken and Pineapple Rice casserole – A Guest post by Edith parker

Another guest post for this month .Today’s post is by  edith Parker who blogs at nomealnohealth . when she messaged me asking for a guest post in my blog I was very much thrilled… It was first time I went through her blog it was awesome she has a  very good recipes of healthy foods.. especially i loved her low carb crock pot recipes…

Let’s see what she has come up for us Today .over to her

If you are a huge fan of comfort food like mama’s homemade chicken and rice casserole, you are going to love this dish. Taking that well-known traditional home cooked casserole and adding a fun Asian twist will make dinner time a fun adventure for your taste buds. With the sweet and sour taste of the juicy pineapple chunks and perfectly golden browned chicken plus the salty sweet teriyaki sauce all come together to create an awesomely unique flavor combination that will have everyone coming back for seconds.
For those of you who eat gluten-free either because of an allergy or because you are simply following the lifestyle, have no fear! You too can enjoy this delicious Asian cuisine at home. All you have to do is swap out the normal teriyaki sauce for your favorite gluten free teriyaki sauce and since the main ingredients are chicken and rice, you are all set to enjoy a delicious gluten free version of this teriyaki chicken and pineapple rice casserole.

Whether you are just looking to try something new for a change of pace or you are planning to wow your guests at your next dinner party, this casserole is perfect for any occasion! Just a few easy steps for prep and then simply pop it in the oven and bake. With just 20 minutes to prepare this dish and about 15 to 20 minutes to bake it, you can have dinner for 4 to 6 people ready easily in under and hour. You can’t beat that!

Doesn’t this recipe sound delicious? Who would have thought that a delectable Asian meal could be so easy? And with the gluten free teriyaki sauce, anyone can enjoy this Asian twist on a home cooked classic, no matter their dietary restrictions! Though some ingredients are optional, for the full Asian experience, it is important to remember to include all ingredients (omitting the chow mein noodles for anyone not eating gluten). What are you waiting for? It’s time to get cooking!

It is time to head to the supermarket and get everything you will need to make this spectacular chicken and rice dish.

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Teriyaki Chicken and Pineapple Rice casserole - A Guest post by Edith parker
  1. Pre heat the oven to 350F (about 175C). Make sure the rack is in the center of the oven before preheating.
  2. 1. In a skillet on medium heat, cook chicken until lightly brown. You may choose to add a tablespoon or two of cooking oil to keep to chicken from sticking to the bottom of the skillet.
  3. 2. Once your chicken has started to brown, stir in the celery, yellow/red onions, red pepper flakes, salt, and 2 tablespoons of your gluten free teriyaki sauce.
  4. 3. Continue to stir until chicken is golden brown and vegetables begin to become crispy but not burnt. This should take about 5 minutes.
  5. 4. Now that your chicken and vegetables are ready, remove the skillet from the heat, then stir in the remaining ingredients, chicken stock, pineapple, rice and the rest of the teriyaki sauce.
  6. 5. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray. Then pour your mixture from the skillet into casserole dish and spread it out evenly on the bottom of the dish.
  7. 6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes on the center rack, or until it is heated through. Add the finishing touches for a little bit more Asian flavor and some extra crunch by sprinkling green onions on top and the crunchy chow mein noodles if you choose to use them.
Recipe Notes

Pro Tips:
1. If you are in a hurry, less your prep time by using canned pineapple tidbits and instant rice that you can cook in the microwave in as little as five minutes.
2. When chopping ingredients, make sure they are all relatively the same size. This will help them to cook more evenly and give you a balanced mouthful that includes all of your flavors every time.
3. Pair your casserole with some crunchy spring rolls or egg rolls for some added Asian flavor. And of course, don’t forget the fortune cookies!

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  1. I’ll be around all day for any questions about the recipe.

    Have a good day!

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