Sunshine Chicken

There’s no better way to brighten up your dinner than with sunshine chicken and pineapple. The combination of sweet and savory flavors makes this dish a true crowd-pleaser; one that is sure to become a family favorite. The juicy pineapple adds a burst of tropical flavor to the succulent chicken, creating a delicious balance that will have you reaching for seconds.


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 500gm boneless chicken (mince or diced breast is fine)
  • 1 red capsicum diced
  • 440gm pineapple chunks in juice
  • 1/3 cup liquid chicken stock
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbs light brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ginger grated
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes (optional)
  • 1 tbs cornflour
  • 1 eschallot sliced
  • 1 cup of basmati rice


Drain pineapple and reserve juice (1 cup)

In a bowl mix the juice, stock, soy sauce, sugar, garlic & ginger. (Add chilli if using)

Mix together and set aside.

In a large pan over medium heat, add oil then chicken. Cook stirring occasionally until the chicken is almost cooked through. Add capsicum and cook until it’s softened, then add pineapple and simmer for 3 minutes.

Now add sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.

Mix cornflour with 2 tbs cold water and mix. Add this to the simmering sauce and stir to thicken.

Sprinkle with sliced eschallots and serve with basmati rice.