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Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken and Rice Wontons Recipe

Dive into a world of taste with our Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken and Rice Wontons recipe, perfect for your next dinner or party. The exotic flavors of teriyaki chicken and pineapple, combined with the crispiness of rice wontons, create a dish you won’t forget.

Introducing Teriyaki Chicken & Rice Wontons with Pineapple

Wontons are like delightful little flavor bombs, eagerly waiting to explode with taste on your dinner plate.

In this tantalizing recipe, we’re marrying the boldness of Asian fusion with the cozy vibes of a meal cooked in your own kitchen.

Imagine a beautiful symphony of the rich, sweet notes of teriyaki sauce paired with the vibrant taste of pineapple.

Whether you’re enjoying it as a savory appetizer or a full meal, it’s bound to leave your taste buds dancing with joy.

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teriyaki chicken and rice wontons with pineapple

Cooking Tips for Wonton Perfection

Make the Wontons Crispy, Not Crunchy

Wontons are at their best when the edges are crispy to the touch and golden brown.

To achieve this, make sure your muffin tins are oiled properly, and the wontons are not baked for too long.

Set a timer and check them early; this is key to perfect texture.

Microwave Magic For Quicker Cooking

Microwaving the chicken with the teriyaki sauce is a wonderful way to infuse the two with flavor quickly.

This is the perfect time to check the chicken for tenderness.

You want them firm enough to hold their shape when baked, but not dry.

Enhance Your Flavors in the Teriyaki Chicken

To elevate the depth of your teriyaki chicken, consider marinating the cubed chicken strips for a few hours before cooking.

A dash of fresh ginger and a sprinkle of sesame seeds into the marinade can create a more complex teriyaki profile.

Another tip is to finely mince some garlic and mix it with a splash of light soy sauce to give the chicken a deeper umami flavor.

teriyaki chicken, white rice, and pineapple filling a wonton is a perfect appetizer

Variations and Serving Suggestions For Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken Wonton Cups

Garnish Galore

Once your wontons are ready, don’t shy away from the garnishes.

Sprinkle some chives or cilantro for a fresh, herby note.

A squeeze of lime can cut through the richness, balancing out the sweet and savory combination.

Dipping into Delight

These wontons are delightful on their own, but if you’re a fan of dipping, try out a side of mixed soy sauce and vinegar for a traditional take.

Sriracha or a sweet chili sauce can add a kick for those who enjoy a bit of heat.

Vegetarian Twist

For a vegetarian version, swap the chicken with marinated cheese cubes and use vegetable-based teriyaki sauce.

You can also add a variety of sautéed vegetables like bell peppers, snap peas, and water chestnuts for additional texture and crunch.

Either way, you’ll love this fantastic teriyaki wonton appetizer recipe.

pineapple teriyaki chicken & rice wontons

Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken and Rice Wontons

Wow your guests with a mouthwatering, Asian-inspired teriyaki chicken and pineapple wonton appetizer! These easy-to-eat wontons are baked in irresistible wonton cups and filled with juicy chicken, sweet pineapple, and fluffy rice. Your party will be a hit with this delectable delight!
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Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: asian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 186kcal
Author: Jennifer

Ingredients

  • 16 oz frozen grilled chicken breast strips cubed
  • 14 oz bottle P.F. Chang Home Menu Teriyaki Sauce
  • 1 cup instant white rice
  • 1/3 cup pineapple chunks in 100% juice
  • 24 wonton wrappers

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine cubed chicken breast strips in a medium bowl. Stir in 8 oz. of teriyaki sauce. Microwave for 3 minutes, stirring every minute.
  • Cook the instant rice according to package directions.
  • Spray two muffin tins with non-stick spray and line each with wonton wrappers. Bake for 7 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  • Fill each baked wrapper with a tablespoon of rice then add a tablespoon of chicken and 2 chunks of pineapple.
  • Serve warm and enjoy.


Notes

  • Pineapples can be omitted from this recipe.
  • I prefer to use white Minute Rice in this recipe, but you could also substitute coconut rice or jasmine rice.
  • Long grain white rice can be used instead of instant rice. Cook long grain rice according to package directions before adding.
  • I prefer to use Tyson brand grilled chicken in this recipe.
  • Substitute homemade grilled chicken if desired.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 897mg | Sugar: 5g
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